Bell cot
Cot Cot (k[o^]t), n. [OE. cot, cote, AS. cot, cote, cottage; akin to D. & Icel. kot, G. koth, kot, kothe. Cf. {Coat}.] 1. A small house; a cottage or hut. [1913 Webster]

The sheltered cot, the cultivated farm. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

2. A pen, coop, or like shelter for small domestic animals, as for sheep or pigeons; a cote. [1913 Webster]

3. A cover or sheath; as, a roller cot (the clothing of a drawing roller in a spinning frame); a cot for a sore finger. See also {finger cot}. [1913 Webster]

4. [Cf. Ir. cot.] A small, rudely-formed boat. [1913 Webster]

{Bell cot}. (Arch.) See under {Bell}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bell cot — noun a small shelter for bells; has a gable or shed roof • Syn: ↑bell cote • Hypernyms: ↑shelter * * * noun or bell cote : a small or subsidiary construction frequently corbeled out from the walls of a structure and used to contain and support… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Cot — (k[o^]t), n. [OE. cot, cote, AS. cot, cote, cottage; akin to D. & Icel. kot, G. koth, kot, kothe. Cf. {Coat}.] 1. A small house; a cottage or hut. [1913 Webster] The sheltered cot, the cultivated farm. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2. A pen, coop, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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