by or the or coast.
Gadabout sidled to starboard, and grapnels were thrown up into the trees to hold her alongshore.
Virginia: The Old Dominion Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins
A word used rather contemptuously for alongshore; land usage.
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth
And when it was over, and they went their several ways by woods and alongshore, they voted Mr. Carleton a generous provider.
The Rival Campers Afloat Ruel Perley Smith
alongshore, the boys could see the ghostly white breaking of the surf.
The Radio Boys on Secret Service Duty Gerald Breckenridge
(postpositive) close to, by, or along a shore
1779, from along + shore (n.).
- Along the lines of
Also, on the lines of. Roughly similar or in keeping with. For example, We told the architect we want a design along the lines of his own house but smaller, or Jane asked the caterer for a menu on the lines of the Morgans’ wedding reception. This idiom uses line in the sense of “a […]
- Along with
through, on, beside, over, or parallel to the length or direction of; from one end to the other of: to walk along a highway; to run a border along a shelf. during; in the course of: Somewhere along the way I lost my hat. in conformity or accordance with: I plan to revise the article […]
- Alongside of
, by, at, or to the of something: We brought the boat alongside. beside; by the of: The dog ran alongside me all the way. Informal. alongside of, compared with: Alongside of his brother, he is no student at all. preposition (often foll by of) along the side of; along beside: alongside the quay adverb […]
- Alonzo church
alonzo church person A twentieth century mathematician and logician, and one of the founders of computer science. Church invented the lambda-calculus and posited a version of the Church-Turing thesis. (1995-03-25)