cot

7 ENTRIES FOUND:

1cot

noun \ˈkät\

Definition of COT

1
:  a small house
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

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

2cot

noun

Definition of COT

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

Other Furniture and Woodworking Terms

appoint, credenza, mission, settee

3cot

abbreviation

Definition of COT

cotangent

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