from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small shed or shelter for sheep or birds.
- transitive v. Obsolete To go around by the side of; skirt.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small structure built to contain domesticated animals such as sheep, pigs or pigeons.
- v. To quote.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cottage or hut.
- n. A shed, shelter, or inclosure for small domestic animals, as for sheep or doves.
- transitive v. To go side by side with; hence, to pass by; to outrun and get before.
- transitive v. To quote.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hut; a little house; a cottage: same as cot, 1.
- n. A sheepfold.
- n. A former spelling of coat.
- To pass on one side of; pass by; pass.
- n. The act of passing by; a going by.
- To quote.
- n. An obsolete form of cot.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small shelter for domestic animals (as sheep or pigeons)
Few passes my door without a bite or a sup, specially at tea-time, Mr. Nor'cote, which is sociable time, as I always says.
If it be objected that the word "cote" is not in use in this sense, it may be remarked that French, "After the scole of Stratford atte bowe," might borrow such a meaning to suit the sound, from "côte," in the sense of
Where did he get elastic bands that big?? jay. cote jupigare
Neat idea if you've got a personal project that's consuming a large amount of time (say buying a home, or applying for school), but I think one would be served just as well using Outlook's To-Do, or whatever is built into his or her smartphone. mbb82 jay. cote
"D/FW Airport adds police, cameras as thefts rise" [WFAA-TV] (Thanks to James!) (Photo: cote)
His cote hardy is tight on the bodice with a loose, gored skirt with a dagged hem.
The mother, a rogue pigeon escaped from the cote, did not return.
We support taxes and good government and the only ones who benefit are people out in the suburbs who cote against both of those.
In particular, the combination bell-cote/chimney is quite fine.
I'm a 26-almost-27 year young Floridian living in Colombes, a small 'burb next to Nanterre, a larger ville, just a cote a Paris.