cote

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See also: Cote, coté, côte, côté, and Côte

English[edit]

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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.
    • (Can we date this quote?) John Milton
      Watching where shepherds pen their flocks, at eve, / In hurdled cotes.
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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 Nicholas 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?)
    • (Can we date this quote?) 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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cote in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin quota, from Latin quotus

Noun[edit]

cote f (plural cotes)

  1. call number
  2. ratings, popularity, approval rating (of a politician)
  3. (architecture) dimension
  4. (finance, stock market) quote
  5. (horse racing, gambling) odds
  6. (finance) tax assessment
  7. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

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Inflected forms

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. third-person singular present subjunctive of coter
  5. second-person singular imperative of coter

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cōtem, accusative of cōs.

Noun[edit]

cote f (plural coti)

  1. sharpening stone
  2. hone

Latin[edit]

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cōte

  1. ablative singular of cōs

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French cote, cotte, from Latin cotta, from Proto-Germanic *kuttô.

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Noun[edit]

cote (plural cotes)

  1. A coat, especially one worn as an undergarment or a base layer.
  2. A coat or gown bearing somebody's heraldic symbols.
  3. A coating or external layer; that which surrounds the outside of something.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown; probably related to Dutch koet.

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cote (plural cootes)

  1. coot (Fulica atra)
  2. seagull (bird of the family Laridae)
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

cote m

  1. definite singular of rev (Etymology 1)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

cote m

  1. definite singular of rev (Etymology 1)

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. Alternative form of cotte

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