Cote vs Hote - What's the difference?

cote | hote |


As a proper noun cote

is .

As a verb hote is

(obsolete) to command; to enjoin.

cote

English

Etymology 1

From the (etyl) cote, the feminine form of . Cognate to Dutch kot.

Noun

(en noun)
  • A cottage or hut.
  • A small structure built to contain domesticated animals such as sheep, pigs or pigeons.
  • * Milton
  • Watching where shepherds pen their flocks, at eve, / In hurdled cotes .
    Synonyms
    * shed

    Etymology 2

    See quote.

    Verb

    (cot)
  • (obsolete) To quote.
  • (Udall)

    Etymology 3

    Probably related to (etyl) .

    Verb

    (cot)
  • To go side by side with; hence, to pass by; to outrun and get before.
  • A dog cotes a hare.
    (Drayton)
  • * Shakespeare
  • We coted them on the way, and hither are they coming.
  • * 1825 , , The Talisman , A. and C. Black (1868), 37:
  • [...]strength to pull down a bull——swiftness to cote an antelope.
    (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

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    hote

    English

    Verb

  • (obsolete) To command; to enjoin.
  • (obsolete) To promise.
  • (obsolete) To be called, be named.