by or the or coast.
Historical Examples

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

adverb, adjective
(postpositive) close to, by, or along a shore

1779, from along + shore (n.).


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