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COT, COTE, noun [G. In Welsh, this word signifies a cot a hovel or stye, an abrupt termination, a rump, a tail, a skirt. Cwta, short, abrupt, bob-tailed; cwtau, to shorten. This indicates that cot is from cutting off, and hence defending.]

1. A small house; a hut; a mean habitation; also, a shed or inclosure for beasts. 2 Chronicles 32:28.

2. A leathern cover for a sore finger.

3. An abridgement of cotquean.

4. A cade lamb. [Local.]

5. A little boat.