cote

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: coté, côte, côté, and Côte

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the Old English cote, the feminine form of cot (small house). Cognate to Dutch kot.

Noun[edit]

cote (plural cotes)

  1. A cottage or hut.
  2. A small structure built to contain domesticated animals such as sheep, pigs or pigeons.
    • Milton
      Watching where shepherds pen their flocks, at eve, / In hurdled cotes.
Related terms[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See quote.

Verb[edit]

cote (third-person singular simple present cotes, present participle coting, simple past and past participle coted)

  1. (obsolete) To quote.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Udall to this entry?)

Etymology 3[edit]

Probably related to French côté (side).

Verb[edit]

cote (third-person singular simple present cotes, present participle coting, simple past and past participle coted)

  1. To go side by side with; hence, to pass by; to outrun and get before.
    A dog cotes a hare.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Drayton to this entry?)
    • Shakespeare
      We coted them on the way, and hither are they coming.
    • 1825, Walter Scott, The Talisman, A. and C. Black (1868), 37:
      [...]strength to pull down a bull——swiftness to cote an antelope.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

cote

  1. first-person singular present indicative of coter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of coter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of coter
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of coter
  5. second-person singular imperative of coter

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cote f (plural coti)

  1. sharpening stone
  2. hone

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

cōte

  1. ablative singular of cōs

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cote (plural cotes)

  1. coat

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

cote f (oblique plural cotes, nominative singular cote, nominative plural cotes)

  1. overshirt; tunic

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

cote

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of cotar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of cotar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of cotar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of cotar