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Urdu meanings of Cot with history, origin and examples

Cot

Sr.English WordsUrdu Words
1 COT

پلنگڑی ۔
2 COT
Noun
گٹیا ، جھونپڑی ، چھوٹی چار پائی ، چھوٹا پلنگ ۔
3 COT

چارپائی ۔
4 COT
Noun
زاویہ ایکس کا ۔ ضِلع اے سی کے طُول کا ضِلع بی سی کے طُول سے تقسیم کا حاصِل ۔
5 COT

چارپائی ۔

cot

[kot]
 
noun
1.
a light portable bed, especially one of canvas on a folding frame.
2.
British. a child's crib.
3.
a light bedstead.
4.
Nautical. a hammocklike bed stiffened by a suspended frame. 

cot2

[kot]
noun
1.
a small house; cottage; hut.
2.
a small place of shelter.
3.
a sheath or protective covering, as for an injured finger or toe.
Origin
before 900; Middle English, Old English cot (neuter; cf. cote1); cognate with Old Norse kot hut; akin to cubby, cove1
 

cot

Trigonometry
1.
cotangent.
Can be confused
caught, court, cot.
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Examples from the web for cot

  • He was found hanging by a rope which formed the lacing of the cover over the iron framework of his cot.
  • Since then he has worked all hours, sleeping in a cot in his office.
  • She began laying eggs nearly every day under the general's cot.
  • As the voices rise and fall, he dangles his bony legs off his metal cot and blinks for the last time.
  • One of the conferees is ill and bedridden on a cot in the corner.
  • Enlistees then described their motives with memorable precision: three hots and a cot.
  • The shows were late, so the band provided a cot backstage so she could sleep between sets.
  • As she has during three previous hospitalizations, she is staying with him in the private room, sleeping on a cot beside his bed.
  • In the smallest cot there is room enough for a loving pair.
  • They followed her, lugging the carry-cot between them. 

British Dictionary definitions for cot

cot1

/kɒt/
noun
1.
a child's boxlike bed, usually incorporating vertical bars
2.
a collapsible or portable bed
3.
a light bedstead
4.
(nautical) a hammock-like bed with a stiff frame 
 
Word Origin and History for cot
n.
"small bed," 1630s, from Hindi khat "couch, hammock," from Sanskrit khatva, probably from a Dravidian source (cf. Tamil kattil "bedstead").

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