Meaning of COT in English

I. ˈkät, usu -äd.+V noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Middle High German kūz pit as a place of execution, Old Norse kot small hut, Gothic qithus stomach, Latin guttur throat, Greek (Maced dialect) goda intestines, Sanskrit guda bowel, rectum; basic meaning: round, curved

1. : a small house : a cottage or hut

2. : cote 3

3. : a cover or sheath: as

a. : the cloth covering of a drawing roller in a spinning frame

b. : a protective cover for a finger

II. transitive verb

( cotted ; cotted ; cotting ; cots )

: to provide shelter for : put in a cot

III. noun

or cott “

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English cot, from Anglo-French, perhaps from Medieval Latin cottum quilt

: a matted or felted lock of wool or hair (as in the fleece of a sheep or the fur of a cat) : refuse wool

IV. intransitive verb

( cotted ; cotted ; cotting ; cots )

: to form cots : mat

V. ˈkät, ˈkȯt noun

( -s )

Etymology: Irish Gaelic coite

Irish : a small boat

VI. ˈkät, usu -äd.+V noun

( -s )

Etymology: Hindi khāṭ bedstead, bier, from Sanskrit khaṭvā, of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil-Malayalam kaṭṭil bedstead, bier

1. India : a light bedstead : charpoy

2. : a small bed that is often collapsible and that is used typically for camping or by a child

3. : a bed made of canvas stretched on a frame, suspended like a hammock, and formerly used on shipboard especially by officers and sick persons

4. : a wheeled stretcher for hospital, mortuary, or ambulance service

VII. noun

( -s )

Etymology: by shortening

: apricot

VIII. abbreviation


IX. noun

Britain : crib 2b

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