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cote1

[koht] /koʊt/
noun
1.
a shelter, coop, or small shed for sheep, pigs, pigeons, etc.
2.
British Dialect. a cottage; small house.
Origin of cote1
1050
before 1050; Middle English, Old English cote (feminine; cf. cot2)

cote2

[koht] /koʊt/
verb (used with object), coted, coting. Obsolete
1.
to pass by; outstrip; surpass.
Origin
1565-75; origin uncertain

côte

[koht] /koʊt/
noun, plural côtes
[koht] /koʊt/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
a slope or hillside with vineyards.
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  • So I thought to stop some day at Pigeon-Wood to see if the cote were entirely empty or no.

    The Little Red Foot Robert W. Chambers
  • The Doves, as long as he was silent, supposed him to be one of themselves and admitted him to their cote.

  • One is glad to say, however, that the cote dOr of to-day is not an inhospitable region.

  • In my mind his life-story ended with his death at the cote Dorion.

  • No, this was not the sort of house to be found at the cote Dorion.

  • The case is different in regard to the description of Aston and cote, Oxfordshire.

    Villainage in England Paul Vinogradoff
  • Frjus is unique among the cities of the cote d'Azur because it has no unmistakable cachet.

    Riviera Towns Herbert Adams Gibbons
British Dictionary definitions for cote

cote1

/kəʊt/
noun
1.
  1. a small shelter for pigeons, sheep, etc
  2. (in combination): dovecote
2.
(dialect, mainly Brit) a small cottage
Word Origin
Old English cote; related to Low German Kote; see cot²

cote2

/kəʊt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (archaic) to pass by, outstrip, or surpass
Word Origin
C16: perhaps from Old French costoier to run alongside, from coste side; see coast
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Word Origin and History for cote
n.

Old English cote, fem. of cot (plural cotu) "small house, bedchamber, den" (see cottage). Applied to buildings for animals from early 15c.

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Related Abbreviations for cote

COTe

cathodal opening tetanus
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