Adjective "cote" definition and examples

(Cote may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/kəʊt/

Definitions and examples

noun

A shelter for mammals or birds, especially pigeons.
  1. 'My neighbour lived on the terrace of his building, in a single room surrounded by cotes for his pigeons.'
  2. 'The cotes are the subject of constant campaigning and the standards have risen across the board.'

More definitions

1. a shelter, coop, or small shed for sheep, pigs, pigeons, etc.

2. British Dialect. a cottage; small house.

More examples(as adjective)

"ets can be cote."

Origin

(cote)Old English (in the sense ‘cottage’), of Germanic origin; related to cot.