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Origin of cot1
Definition for cot (2 of 3)
Definition for cot (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for cot
They slept on cots and sang freedom songs while waiting for movement leaders to raise money for their bail.How the Children of Birmingham Changed the Civil-Rights Movement|Lottie L. Joiner|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yes, the Senate does own 100 cots, and it has the staff to wheel them out if needed.
The staff of ASPCA's NYC Adoption Center are sleeping on cots at the shelter to make sure animals there stay safe.
I often stayed there overnight with my fellow students, sleeping on cots.Scientology’s Sea Org: A Story of Escape for Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise|Abigail Pesta|July 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The footage showed apparently horrific conditions where disabled children were tied to their beds or imprisoned on cots.Turkey Brings Criminal Charges Against Sarah Ferguson|Charlotte Edwardes, Owen Matthews|January 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Broad stairs led to a story above, where other cots were being laid.The Women of the Confederacy|J. L. Underwood
To know at a glance what cots are Vacant in any one tent is of help.Campward Ho!|Unknown
She sat motionless until Adam came out with one of the cots in his arms.
Stretchers, bedding, cots and slings were piled on the decks, and extra hands had been lent for the work of removing the wounded.Submarine Warfare of To-day|Charles W. Domville-Fife
Some of these threw themselves upon the cots beside the lesser wounded, and seemed instantly to fall asleep.Vanished Halls and Cathedrals of France|George Warton Edwards
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