cot

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See also: cốt, cót, and çot

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

cot

  1. A symbol for the trigonometric function cotangent.

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi खाट (khāṭ)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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).
  4. A cover or sheath.
    a roller cot (the clothing of a drawing roller in a spinning frame)
    a cot for a sore finger
  5. A finger cover used to prevent static discharge.
  6. (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
  7. A pen, coop, or similar shelter for small domestic animals, such as sheep or pigeons; a cote.
  8. A small, crudely-formed boat.

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Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cubitum. Compare Daco-Romanian cot.

Noun[edit]

cot

  1. elbow

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

cot n

  1. cottage

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cubitum.

Noun[edit]

cot n (plural coate)

  1. elbow

Noun[edit]

cot n (plural coturi)

  1. corner

Noun[edit]

cot n (plural coți)

  1. old unit of length, approx. 2 feet

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