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Meaning of COT

Pronunciation:  kât

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a small bed that folds up for storage or transport
  2. [n]  baby bed with high sides
  3. [n]  a sheath worn to protect a finger

COT is a 3 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: camp bed, crib, fingerstall
 See Also: baby bed, baby's bed, bed, leg, sheath



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cot\ (k?t), n. [OE. cot, cote, AS. cot, cote, cottage; akin
    to D. & Icel. kot, G. koth, kot, kothe. Cf. {Coat}.]
    1. A small house; a cottage or hut.
             The sheltered cot, the cultivated farm. --Goldsmith.
    2. A pen, coop, or like shelter for small domestic animals,
       as for sheep or pigeons; a cote.
    3. A cover or sheath; as, a roller cot (the clothing of a
       drawing roller in a spinning frame); a cot for a sore
    4. [Cf. Ir. cot.] A small, rudely-formed boat.
    {Bell cot}. (Arch.) See under {Bell}.
  2. \Cot\ (k?t), n. [AS. cot cottage, bedchamber; or cf. OF.
    coite, F. couette (E. quilt), LL. cottum, cottus, mattress.
    See {Cot} a cottage.]
    A sleeping place of limited size; a little bed; a cradle; a
    piece of canvas extended by a frame, used as a bed. [Written
    also {cott}.]
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