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Nursing officer Bill McGuire has moved a cot into an unused office and sleeps at the facility most nights.Inside a Rhode Island field hospital, preparing for the worst of the pandemic|Lenny Bernstein|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
Her own son barely survived a bout with the condition — requiring an emergency blood transfusion — because of a lack of available phototherapy cots, where jaundiced babies are treated under a special light.
One cool additional feature in our Meaner Bean was a hanging cot for our daughter that essentially acted like a low hammock.Sprinter vs. Teardrop Trailer: What's Best for Camping?|Will Taylor|November 28, 2020|Outside Online
That means you’re probably not going to like this cot if you’re a side sleeper.
I’m determined to buy three more of these cots so every member of the family can have one.
I stripped down to my gym shorts and stretched out on my cot.
“I was at first on a cot, and then in a succession of accommodations,” he says.
Apparently, Ryan tried bragging about how he sleeps in a cot in his office—to a nun.
A small cot in the corner even provided a rest area for KGB agents when the listening sessions stretched through the night.The KGB Welcomes You to Estonia’s Hotel Viru. Please Mind the Hidden Bugs|Nina Strochlic|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even as he sits and weeps alone on his cot, multiple personalities surround him.Madbeth: Alan Cumming Plays Almost Every Role in “Macbeth” |Liesl Schillinger|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They stopped presently before a cell, and when the light had been turned on, she saw Baptiste sitting on a cot.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The dawn, peeping in between the flowered curtains, throws a white, innocent light over her cot.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
Because of its recumbent position, symbolic of General Lee resting on a battlefield cot, this statue is considered most unique.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
The little blue placard hung over the cot, as in the foundling hospitals, states the child's nationality: "Moldo, Wallachian."The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
In my cell, as in the others, there was a narrow iron cot, which could be folded and propped up to the cell wall.
British Dictionary definitions for cot (1 of 4)
Word Origin for cot
British Dictionary definitions for cot (2 of 4)
- a small shelter, esp one for pigeons, sheep, etc
- (in combination)dovecot