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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.
References in classic literature ?
Princess Mary was still standing by the cot, gently rocking the baby.
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.' Mahbub laughed, and tugged his newly dyed beard.
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.
Margaret was inspired to launch fundraising for the cot after hearing a mum speaking about her stillborn baby on national radio.
The COT unscheduled PPS Other Medicare Required Assessments (OMRAs) are mandatory.
PS79.95, www.mamasandpapas.com KIT FOR KIDS BABY ELLERGENIC COT MATTRESSES THESE mattresses allow parents to protect children in their cot against allergens and microbes.
Tragic Preston Brian was found with a cot bumper wrapped twice around his neck on September 11, despite his parents insisting that it had been correctly tied to the cot.