noun, plural côtes [koht] . French.
a slope or hillside with vineyards.
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cote or cot1 (kəʊt)
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
[Old English cote; related to Low German Kote; see cot²]

cote2 (kəʊt)
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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O.E. cote, fem. of cot (pl. cotu) "small house" (see cottage). Applied to buildings for animals from c.1420.
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cathodal opening tetanus
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