cote

cote

1 [koht]

Origin:
before 1050; Middle English, Old English cote (feminine; cf. cot2)

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cote

2 [koht]
verb (used with object), coted, coting. Obsolete.
to pass by; outstrip; surpass.

Origin:
1565–75; origin uncertain

côte

[koht]
noun, plural côtes [koht] . French.
a slope or hillside with vineyards.
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cote or cot1 (kəʊt)
 
n
1.  a.  a small shelter for pigeons, sheep, etc
 b.  (in combination): dovecote
2.  dialect chiefly (Brit) a small cottage
 
[Old English cote; related to Low German Kote; see cot²]
 
cot or cot1
 
n
 
[Old English cote; related to Low German Kote; see cot²]

cote2 (kəʊt)
 
vb
archaic (tr) to pass by, outstrip, or surpass
 
[C16: perhaps from Old French costoier to run alongside, from coste side; see coast]

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cote
O.E. cote, fem. of cot (pl. cotu) "small house" (see cottage). Applied to buildings for animals from c.1420.
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COTe
cathodal opening tetanus
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