cot cot  /ˈkɑt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sheath worn to protect a finger
  2. (n) baby bed with high sides made of slats
  3. (n) a small bed that folds up for storage or transport

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For families without security systems, I suggest that a parent sleep on a cot or couch near the door.
  2. She slept on a cot in the storeroom.
  3. We didn't have a servant's quarters with a cot or a mat.

News

  1. Americans advising Afghans see doctor shortage growing

    The young Afghan soldier lay in great pain on a cot at an army base, his uniform pants cut up to his thigh so medics could clean the wound in his right knee where he was shot fighting insurgents.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Army Times

  2. Medical care lags behind Afghan military growth

    The young Afghan soldier lay in great pain on a cot at an army base, his uniform pants cut up to his thigh so medics could clean the wound in his right knee where he was shot fighting insurgents. The medics ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Australian Dollar COT Figures Reach Another Record

    Australian Dollar COT Figures Reach Another Record
    on June 18, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I thought the COT handled poorly enough that the guys actually didn't run over each other because they didn't have good control of their car," Martin said. "It was a cleaner race than what we normally see because the cars were so hard to...
    on Mar 26, 2007 By: Mark Martin Source: SI.com

  2. "I hope that this is a sign that we're up to their standards, to their level," Edwards said after taking the checkers in Fontana. "I believe we are. I know that last year I would not have traded my car in for one of theirs at any of the CoT...
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Carl Edwards Source: SI.com

  3. "We went to Bristol (for the first CoT race) and we were 2,000 miles behind what they did in testing on non-sanctioned NASCAR tracks," Roush said. "That was my fault."
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Jack Roush Source: International Herald Tribune

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