from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A narrow bed, especially one made of canvas on a collapsible frame.
- n. Chiefly British A crib.
- n. A small house.
- n. A protective covering or sheath.
- abbr. cotangent
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A symbol of the trigonometric function cotangent.
- n. A simple bed, especially one for portable or temporary purposes; a camp bed.
- n. A wooden bed frame, slung by its corners from a beam, in which officers slept before the introduction of bunks.
- n. A crib (child's bed).
- n. A finger cover used to prevent static discharge.
- n. A cottage or small homestead.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small house; a cottage or hut.
- n. A pen, coop, or like shelter for small domestic animals, as for sheep or pigeons; a cote.
- n. A cover or sheath. See also finger cot.
- n. A small, rudely-formed boat.
- n. A sleeping place of limited size; a little bed; a cradle; a piece of canvas extended by a frame, used as a bed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small house; a cottage; a hut; a mean habitation.
- n. A small bed or crib for a child to sleep in; also, a portable bed formed of canvas, webbing, or other material fastened to a light frame, often made cross-legged to permit folding up. Also called cot-bed.
- n. Nautical, a swinging bed or hammock of canvas, stiffened by a wooden frame, and having upright sides of canvas to protect the sleeper.
- n. A leather cover for a finger, used to protect the finger when it is injured or sore, or to shield it from injury, as in dissecting; a finger-stall.
- n. A sheath or sleeve, as the clothing for a drawing-roller in a spinning-frame.
- n. Refuse wool.
- n. A fleece of wool matted together; a lock of wool or hair clung together.
- n. A little boat.
- n. An effeminate person.
- n. An abbreviation of cotangent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small bed that folds up for storage or transport
- n. a sheath worn to protect a finger
- n. baby bed with high sides made of slats
The term cot death is often used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, India, South Africa and New Zealand.
But when Alice Fancourt walks into the nursery, her terrifying ordeal begins, for Alice insists the baby in the cot is a stranger she's never seen before.
Hospitals expect a family member or friend to stay in the room with you, and a couch or cot is provided.
She walks into the nursery and insists that the baby in the cot is not Florence.
But malbec, known also by the name cot or auxerrois in the south of France, is indeed very much French.
Her last sleep in the cot was her nap on Saturday which ended up being over two hours long, so she finished on a bang.
The rate, at 0.4 sudden infant deaths (SIDS, also known as cot deaths) per 1,000 live births has not risen since the previous year.
In contrast, analytic phonics suggests teaching the students the word cot and then breaking the word down into its constituent sounds and demonstrating the correspondence to the letters and symbols.
A lot of times they're chewing cot, which is they say amphetamine-like twig that to sort of makes them tweaked out by the end of the day.
Lying on the blanket that covered the cot was a vehicle license plate: RedStud.