from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as coastwise.
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New South Wales coastways, 48 voyages, at 10 each, average 12_l.
But the legislature, instead of a bounty, has imposed a tax of three shillings and three-pence a ton upon coal carried coastways; which upon most sorts of coal is more than sixty per cent. of the original price at the coal-pit.