cote


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quote \Quote\ (kw[=o]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quoted; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Quoting.] [OF. quoter, F. coter to letter, number,
   to quote, LL. quotare to divide into chapters and verses, fr.
   L. quotus. See Quota.] [Formerly written also cote.]
   1. To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat,
      or adduce, as a passage from an author or speaker, by way
      of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from
      Homer.
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   2. To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a
      statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.
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   3. (Com.) To name the current price of.
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   4. To notice; to observe; to examine. [Obs.] --Shak.
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   5. To set down, as in writing. [Obs.] "He's quoted for a most
      perfidious slave." --Shak.
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   Syn: To cite; name; adduce; repeat.

   Usage: Quote, Cite. To cite was originally to call into
          court as a witness, etc., and hence denotes bringing
          forward any thing or person as evidence. Quote usually
          signifies to reproduce another's words; it is also
          used to indicate an appeal to some one as an
          authority, without adducing his exact words.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cote \Cote\ (k[=o]t), n. [See 1st Cot.]
   1. A cottage or hut. [Obs.]
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   2. A shed, shelter, or inclosure for small domestic animals,
      as for sheep or doves.
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            Watching where shepherds pen their flocks, at eve,
            In hurdled cotes.                     --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cote \Cote\, v. t. [Prob. from F. c[^o]t['e] side, OF. costet,
   LL. costatus, costatum, fr. L. costu rib, side: cf. F.
   c[^o]toyer to go or keep at the side of. See Coast.]
   To go side by side with; hence, to pass by; to outrun and get
   before; as, a dog cotes a hare. [Obs.] --Drayton.
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         We coted them on the way, and hither are they coming.
                                                  --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cote \Cote\, v. t. [See Quote.]
   To quote. [Obs.] --Udall.
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