See also: cốt, cót, and çot

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TranslingualEdit

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cot

  1. A symbol for the trigonometric function cotangent.

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Etymology 1Edit

From Hindi खाट(khāṭ).

NounEdit

cot ‎(plural cots)

  1. (US) A simple bed, especially one for portable or temporary purposes; a camp bed.
  2. (nautical) A wooden bed frame, slung by its corners from a beam, in which officers slept before the introduction of bunks.
  3. A crib (child's bed).
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English cot(cottage), from Proto-Germanic *kutan (compare Old Norse kot, Middle High German kūz(execution pit)), from Scythian (Scytho-Sarmatian) *kuta (compare Avestan 𐬐𐬀𐬙𐬀(kata, chamber)). Cognate to Dutch kot(student room; small homestead).

NounEdit

cot ‎(plural cots)

  1. (archaic) A cottage or small homestead.
    • Goldsmith
      the sheltered cot, the cultivated farm
    • 1898, Ethna Carbery, Roddy McCorley (poem).
      Oh, see the fleet-foot hosts of men who speed with faces wan / From farmstead and from thresher's cot along the banks of Ban
  2. A pen, coop, or similar shelter for small domestic animals, such as sheep or pigeons; a cote.
  3. A cover or sheath. A fingerstall.
    a roller cot (the clothing of a drawing roller in a spinning frame)
    a cot for a sore finger


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Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

cot ‎(plural cots)

  1. A small, crudely-formed boat.


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AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cubitum. Compare Daco-Romanian cot.

NounEdit

cot n (plural coati/coate or coturi)

  1. elbow

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cot m (plural cots or coate/coati)

  1. an old measure, unit of length

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kutan (compare Old Norse kot, Middle High German kūz(execution pit)), from Scytho-Sarmatian *kuta (compare Avestan 𐬐𐬀𐬙𐬀(kata, chamber)).

NounEdit

cot n

  1. cottage

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cubitum.

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cot n ‎(plural coate)

  1. elbow

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cot n ‎(plural coturi)

  1. corner

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cot m ‎(plural coți)

  1. old unit of length, approx. 2 feet

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