Cot (k?t), n. [OE. cot, cote, AS. cot, cote, cottage; akin to D. & Icel. kot, G. koth, kot, kothe. Cf. Coat.]

1.

A small house; a cottage or hut.

The sheltered cot, the cultivated farm. Goldsmith.

2.

A pen, coop, or like shelter for small domestic animals, as for sheep or pigeons; a cote.

3.

A cover or sheath; as, a roller cot (the clothing of a drawing roller in a spinning frame); a cot for a sore finger.

4. [Cf. Ir. cot.]

A small, rudely-formed boat.

Bell cot. Arch. See under Bell.

 

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Cot (k?t), n. [AS. cot cottage, bedchamber; or cf. OF. coite, F. couette (E. quilt), LL. cottum, cottus, mattress. See Cot a cottage.]

A sleeping place of limited size; a little bed; a cradle; a piece of canvas extended by a frame, used as a bed.

[Written also cott.]

 

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