Cote (k?t), n. [See 1st Cot.]

1.

A cottage or hut.

[Obs.]

2.

A shed, shelter, or inclosure for small domestic animals, as for sheep or doves.

Watching where shepherds pen their flocks, at eve, In hurdled cotes. Milton.

 

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Cote, v. t. [Prob. from F. ct sode, OF. costet, LL. costatus, costatum, fr. L. costu rib, side: cf. F. ctoyer to go or keep at the side of. See Coast.]

To go side by side with; hence, to pass by; to outrun and get before; as, a dog cotes a hare.

[Obs.]

Drayton.

We coted them on the way, and hither are they coming. Shak.

 

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Cote, v. t. [See Quote.]

To quote.

[Obs.]

Udall.

 

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