Cot in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is cot a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word cot is a Scrabble US word. The word cot is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is cot a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word cot is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

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3 letters words from 'cot'

COT 5TOC 5

2 letters words from 'cot'

TO 2 

All 3 letters words made out of cot

cot oct cto tco otc toc

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Definitions and meaning of cot

cot

Translingual

Symbol

cot

  1. (trigonometry) cotangent

Synonyms

  • cotan
  • cotg
  • ctg
  • ctn

Pronunciation

  • (UK, General Australian, Boston) IPA(key): /kɒt/
    • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): [kʰɒʔ(t)]
    • (General Australian) IPA(key): [kʰɔt], [kʰɔʔ]
    • (Boston) IPA(key): [kʰɒːt̚]
  • (US) IPA(key): /kɑt/
    • (General American) IPA(key): [kʰɑt̚]
    • (Northern Cities Vowel Shift) IPA(key): [kʰat̚]
  • Homophones: caught (accents with cot-caught merger), court (non-rhotic accents with cot-caught merger)
  • Rhymes: -ɒt

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Hindi खाट (khāṭ), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀔𑀝𑁆𑀝𑀸 (khaṭṭā), from Sanskrit खट्वा (khaṭvā, bedstead).

Noun

cot (plural cots)

  1. (US) A simple bed, especially one for portable or temporary purposes; a camp bed.
  2. A crib (child's bed).
  3. (nautical, historical) A wooden bed frame, slung by its corners from a beam, in which officers slept before the introduction of bunks.
Derived terms
  • cot-bed
  • three hots and a cot
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English cot, cote, from Old English cot and cote (cot, cottage), from Proto-Germanic *kutą, *kutǭ (compare Old Norse kot, Middle High German kūz (execution pit)), from Scythian (compare Avestan 𐬐𐬀𐬙𐬀(kata, chamber)). Cognate to Dutch kot (student room; small homestead). Doublet of cote; more distantly related to cottage.

Noun

cot (plural cots)

  1. (archaic) A cottage or small homestead.
    • (Can we date this quote by Goldsmith and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      the sheltered cot, the cultivated farm
    • 1898, Ethna Carbery, "Roddy McCorley" (poem).
      Oh, see the fleet-foot hosts of men who speed with faces wan / From farmstead and from thresher's cot along the banks of Ban
  2. A pen, coop, or similar shelter for small domestic animals, such as sheep or pigeons; a cote.
Related terms
  • coscet
  • cosset
  • cote
  • cotter
Translations

Etymology 3

From Irish cot (small boat).

Noun

cot (plural cots)

  1. A small, crudely-formed boat.

Etymology 4

From dialectal cot, cote, partly from Middle English cot (matted wool), from Old English *cot, *cotta, from Proto-Germanic *kuttô (woolen fabric, wool covering); and partly from Middle English cot, cote (tunic, coat), from Old French cote, from the same Germanic source (see English coat). Possibly influenced by English cotton.

Alternative forms

  • cote (dialectal)

Noun

cot (plural cots)

  1. A cover or sheath; a fingerstall.
    a roller cot (the clothing of a drawing roller in a spinning frame)
    a cot for a sore finger

Anagrams

  • CTO, OCT, OTC, Oct, Oct., TCO, TOC, oct, oct-

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • cotu

Etymology

From Latin cubitum. Compare Daco-Romanian cot.

Noun

cot n (plural coati or coate or coturi)

  1. elbow

Noun

cot m (plural cots or coate or coati)

  1. an old measure, unit of length

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkɔt/

Adjective

cot (feminine cota, masculine plural cots, feminine plural cotes)

  1. bowed, towards the ground

Kurdish

Etymology

Compare Persian جفت(joft).

Noun

cot ?

  1. pair

Old English

Alternative forms

  • cott

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *kutą, *kutan (shed), probably of non-Indo-European origin, but possibly borrowed from Uralic; compare Finnish kota (hut, house) and Hungarian ház (house), both from Proto-Finno-Ugric/Proto-Uralic *kota.

However, compare Dutch and English hut, as well as Old Norse kot, Middle High German kūz (execution pit)), Scytho-Sarmatian *kuta, Avestan 𐬐𐬀𐬙𐬀(kata, chamber).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kot/

Noun

cot n (nominative plural cotu)

  1. cottage

Declension

Derived terms

  • cote
  • cotsæta

Descendants

  • English: cot

References


Picard

Etymology

From Latin cattus.

Noun

cot m (plural cots)

  1. cat

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin cubitum. Compare Spanish codo. Doublet of the neological borrowing cubitus.

Noun

cot n (plural coate)

  1. elbow

Noun

cot n (plural coturi)

  1. corner

Noun

cot m (plural coți)

  1. old unit of length, approx. 2 feet

Derived terms

  • coti
  • cotări

Welsh

Alternative forms

  • (North Wales) côt

Etymology

From English coat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔt/

Noun

cot f (plural cotiau)

  1. (South Wales) coat

Mutation

References

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “cot”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a narrow bed.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)