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1. Land beside the sea.
2. To move forward by momentum, without applying power or cause something to move in this way.
3. To progress with very little effort.
4. Etymology: from Old French coste, "shore, coast"; from Latin costa, "a rib, a side", developing a sense in Medieval Latin (Latin as written and spoken about 700 to around1500) of the shore as the "side" of the land.

French also used this word for "hillside, slope"; which led to the verb use of "sled downhill."

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(Latin: rib, ribs; side; coast)