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In British English, a cot is a bed for a baby. A cot has high sides to prevent the baby from falling out. In American English, a bed like this is called a crib.
In American English, a cot is a narrow bed for an adult. It is made of canvas fitted over a frame, and you can fold it up. You take it with you when you go camping, or you use it as a spare bed at home. In British English, a bed like this is called a camp bed.
|Noun||1.||cot - a sheath worn to protect a finger|
sheath - a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
|2.||cot - baby bed with high sides made of slats|
|3.||cot - a small bed that folds up for storage or transport|
bed - a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
leg - one of the supports for a piece of furniture