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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cot  \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}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cot  \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}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cot 
  n  1:  a  sheath  worn  to  protect  a  finger  [syn:  {fingerstall}] 
  2:  child's  bed  with  high  sides  [syn:  {crib}] 
  3:  a  small  bed  that  folds  up  for  storage  or  transport  [syn:  {camp 
  bed}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  COT 
  Central  Office  Terminal 
 
 




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