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Meaning of “cot” in the English Dictionary

"cot" in British English

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cotnoun [C]

uk   /kɒt/  us   /kɑːt/
UK (US crib) a ​smallbed for a ​baby or ​youngchild with high ​bars around the ​sides so that the ​child cannot ​fall out US (UK camp bed) a ​lightbed that can be ​folded so that it can be ​easilycarried and ​stored Indian English a ​narrowbed
(Definition of cot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cot" in American English

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cotnoun [C]

 us   /kɑt/
a ​narrowbed made of ​strongmaterialattached to a ​frame, esp. one that can be ​folded and ​easilycarried
(Definition of cot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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