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cot

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noun \ˈkät\

Definition of cot

  1. 1 :  a small house

  2. 2 :  cover, sheath; especially :  stall 4



Origin of cot

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse kot small hut


First Known Use: before 12th century

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cot

noun

Definition of cot

  1. 1 :  a small usually collapsible bed often of fabric stretched on a frame

  2. 2 British :  crib 2b



Origin of cot

Hindi & Urdu khāṭ bedstead, from Sanskrit khaṭvā, perhaps of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil kaṭṭil bedstead


First Known Use: 1634

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cot

abbreviation

Definition of cot

  1. cotangent





COT Defined for Kids

cot

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noun \ˈkät\

Definition of cot

  1. :  a narrow bed often made to fold up




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