Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: cot
IPA transcription: [k'ɑt]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cot, camp_bed
    Meaning: a small bed that folds up for storage or transport
  • Synonyms: crib, cot
    Meaning: baby bed with high sides made of slats
  • Synonyms: fingerstall, cot
    Meaning: a sheath worn to protect a finger
Usage examples
  • It was Bela's cot she saw before her--a cot without any sheets.
  • May had left the room, and Harold lay languid and weak upon his cot.
  • They are a cot and a wash-stand and my other suit and the blue crepe tie you said you liked."
  • "And in the mean time, Joan is welcome with me as long as she likes. I'll ask for a cot for her.
  • Fearing punishment for his neglected duty, he had slipped out of the cot, and hidden himself beneath it.
  • Jimmy was lying on an old cot out in the orchard, getting some of the nice spring sunshine on his thin body.
  • Over went the cot, with Stacy beneath it. From the confusion of blankets emerged the red face of the fat boy.
  • The "Kid's" furniture consisted of a pair of steel hand-cuffs, steel shackles for his legs, a stool, and a cot.
  • That night, as the youngsters were shouting and romping and skylarking, as they always did before turning in, he stood upon his cot and shouted: "Silence!
  • The youngster had been sent to clean the riding-boots of one of the bachelors, instead of which he had lolled idly on a cot in the dormitory, until he had at last fallen asleep.