hug the shore

Definition of hug the shore

  1. :  to stay close to the shore The boat hugged the shore.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to press tightly especially in the arms

    :  congratulate

    :  to hold fast :  cherish

  1. :  the land bordering a usually large body of water

    :  coast

    :  land as distinguished from the sea

  1. :  a prop for preventing sinking or sagging

  1. :  to support by a shore :  prop

    :  to give support to :  brace

Seen and Heard

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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