cote

noun
\ˈkōt, ˈkät \

Definition of cote 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 dialectal, England : cot entry 1 sense 1

2 : a shed or coop for small domestic animals and especially pigeons

cote

verb
\ˈkōt \
coted; coting; cotes

Definition of cote (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

obsolete

: to pass by

Examples of cote in a Sentence

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And plenty of luxury, including formal caviar service ($105), a glorious seafood platter ($75) and a 36-ounce cote de boeuf ($105) with black-truffle bearnaise. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Glamorous Booth One mixes the old and the new, mostly delivering classics," 5 Feb. 2018 A kilo of Polmard's cote de boeuf (rib steak) vintage 2000 — cut from a cow slaughtered before the World Trade Centre Towers fell — has sold for $3,200. Joseph Hincks / Hong Kong, Time, "This Is How It Feels to Eat 13-Year-Old Steak," 30 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of cote

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1555, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cote

Noun

Middle English, from Old English

Verb

probably from Middle French cotoyer

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