cote

2
[ koht ]
/ koʊt /

verb (used with object), cot·ed, cot·ing. Obsolete.

to pass by; outstrip; surpass.

Origin of cote

2
First recorded in 1565–75; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for coting (1 of 2)

cote

1

cot

/ (kəʊt) /

noun

  1. a small shelter for pigeons, sheep, etc
  2. (in combination)dovecote
dialect, mainly British a small cottage

Word Origin for cote

Old English cote; related to Low German Kote; see cot ²

British Dictionary definitions for coting (2 of 2)

cote

2
/ (kəʊt) /

verb

(tr) archaic to pass by, outstrip, or surpass

Word Origin for cote

C16: perhaps from Old French costoier to run alongside, from coste side; see coast
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