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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COT

"You can sleep there," he said, pointing to a cot bed in the corner of the room.

When Nurse had gone she would lie still in her cot, waiting.

After a moment he arose, took his lantern into his tent, and there spread his find on his cot.

Kingozi retired again to his cot; but for a long time he could not get to sleep.

The cot was placed on the floor, and he continued to dictate from it.

The lawyer was speaking to him, and as Horner went awkwardly toward the cot.

After some days the head physician came to my cot and questioned me.

They looked over at the cot in which Frank slept, and saw that it was empty.

Still in a daze, I sat down on my cot and felt the big bruise on my head.

The voice ceased and Tony's head appeared over the rail of his cot.

WORD ORIGIN

"small bed," 1630s, from Hindi khat "couch, hammock," from Sanskrit khatva, probably from a Dravidian source (cf. Tamil kattil "bedstead").

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COT

bed

nounfurniture for sleeping

bunk

nountwin bed, usually stacked; place to sleep

camp bed

nounsmall folding bed
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