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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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cot (kɒt) Maths. cotangent

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