Definition for cot (2 of 3)
Origin of cot1
Definition for cot (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for cot
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.
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
The Qari spent weeks sitting on his cot reciting in a sing-song chant the entire Quran.U.S. Must Show It Respects Quran and Its Importance to Afghans|Jere Van Dyk|February 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Doctor's cot gave a great crack as he started up listening, and I put my face deep in the pillow.The Virginian|Owen Wister
Beside his cot was seated his mother; his wife, bent over the bed, held her infant in her arms.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
By omitting the extra lining for the bed, I save almost the weight of the cot.Notes of a War Correspondent|Richard Harding Davis
"Grannie bathed her, and she's like a lil angel in the cot there," said Nancy.The Manxman|Hall Caine
Gooding said he felt a draft, and sat on the foot of the cot.Sunny Slopes|Ethel Hueston
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