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cot1 / kät/ • n. a type of bed, in particular: ∎  a camp bed, particularly a portable, collapsible one. ∎  a plain narrow bed. ∎ Brit. a baby’s crib. cot2 • n. a small shelter for livestock. ∎ archaic a small, simple cottage. cot3 Math. • abbr. cotangent.

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cot 2 light bedstead XVII; swinging bed for officers, the sick, etc., XVIII; small child's bed XIX. — Hindi khāt bedstead, couch, hammock :- Prakrit kha⃛⃛ā, Skr. khá⃛vā.

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cot.
1. Very humble small rural cottage, especially with wattled sides and a thatched roof, or a structure in a garden or park in imitation of it, but used as a retreat, summer-house, or similar.

2. Dovecote.

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cot 1 cottage. OE. cot = MLG., MDu., ON. kot :- Gmc. *kutam, rel. to COTE.

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cotallot, begot, Bernadotte, blot, bot, capot, clot, cocotte, cot, culotte, dot, forgot, garrotte (US garrote), gavotte, got, grot, hot, jot, knot, lot, Mayotte, motte, not, Ott, outshot, plot, pot, rot, sans-culotte, Scot, Scott, shallot, shot, slot, snot, sot, spot, squat, stot, swat, swot, tot, trot, twat, undershot, Wat, Watt, what, wot, yacht •robot • hotshot • peridot • microdot •Wyandot • polka dot • fylfot • mascot •Caldecott • carrycot • apricot •boycott • dovecote • sandlot • melilot •polyglot • Camelot • ocelot •monoglot • sub-plot • Lancelot •cachalot • counterplot • Wilmot •guillemot • motmot • bergamot

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cot (kɒt) Maths. cotangent

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