carrycot

[kar-ee-kot]

noun British.

a portable bassinet.

Nearby words

  1. carry-on,
  2. carry-out,
  3. carry-over,
  4. carryall,
  5. carryback,
  6. carryforward,
  7. carrying capacity,
  8. carrying charge,
  9. carrying place,
  10. carrying-on

Origin of carrycot

First recorded in 1940–45; carry + cot1

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British Dictionary definitions for carrycot

carrycot

noun

a light cot with handles, similar to but smaller than the body of a pram and often attachable to an unsprung wheeled frame
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