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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coasting \Coast"ing\, a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast. [1913 Webster] Coasting trade, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade involving long voyages. Coasting vessel, a vessel employed in coasting; a coaster. [1913 Webster]