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cot

1
Nautical a hammock-like bed with a stiff frame

cot

2
1. Literary or archaic a small cottage
2. another name for fingerstall

cot

(mathematics)

cot

A small house or cottage.
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They hired thirty young girls in Cincinnati to "pack fruit," and when they arrived put them at work canning corned beef, and put cots for them to sleep in a public hallway, through which the men passed.
Up on the third story of the "hog house" of Jones's was a storeroom, without a window, into which they crowded seven hundred men, sleeping upon the bare springs of cots, and with a second shift to use them by day.
She breathed through him to restore the poise he had lost lying so long on a cot cut off from her good currents.
I heard what the Sahiba said to thee when we bore thee up on the cot.
I saw thee lying in thy cot, and I saw thee falling downhill under the idolater - at one time, in one place, in my Soul, which, as I say, had touched the Great Soul.
He haled it out of the holy water in his hands, and there came afterwards thy horse-seller from the North with a cot and men, and they put the body on the cot and bore it up to the Sahiba's house.
There was a flickering of lanterns about the camp that night, and a rumour that brought men out of their cots to the tent doors, a paddling of the naked feet of doolie-bearers, and the rush of a galloping horse.
Tenders are invited for Ambulance Cots with accessories
Margaret was inspired to launch fundraising for the cot after hearing a mum speaking about her stillborn baby on national radio.
Cot deaths contributed to 79 newborns dying in Merseyside over the course of a decade.
The COT has a "rolling" assessment reference date (ARD) window, with an ARD checkpoint every seven days.
It will fit standard cots and cot beds and comes with a sealed spring core, a waterproof yet vapour permeable inner fixed cover, and a machine-washable, anti-allergy and anti-microbe outer cover.