Cote vs Hote - What's the difference?
As a proper noun cote
As a verb hote is
(obsolete) to command; to enjoin.
From the (etyl) cote, the feminine form of . Cognate to Dutch kot.
A cottage or hut.
A small structure built to contain domesticated animals such as sheep, pigs or pigeons.
- Watching where shepherds pen their flocks, at eve, / In hurdled cotes .
(obsolete) To quote.
Probably related to (etyl) .
To go side by side with; hence, to pass by; to outrun and get before.
- A dog cotes a hare.
* 1825 , , The Talisman , A. and C. Black (1868), 37:
- We coted them on the way, and hither are they coming.
- [...]strength to pull down a bull——swiftness to cote an antelope.
(obsolete) To command; to enjoin.
(obsolete) To promise.
(obsolete) To be called, be named.