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cost, coast, oncost, oncast, oncoast, uncost, uncast, uncoast, costs, costanent, costnent, cosnent, costit,
cost [kɔst, kost]
n. The cost. Bread, provision, means of sustenance.
v. To cost.
pt. cost, costit
pp. cost

Compounds and phrases etc.

oncost: outlay, capital costs before profits, additional cost
costanent ['kɔs(t)(ə)nɛnt]: working for wages without board
cot, cott, cote, coat, kot, cot-tack, cottoun, cotton, cottown, cottun, cottar, cotter, cotthar, cottar-hoose,
cot [kɔt, kot]
n. A humble dwelling, shelter. A cottage. A child's cot.
v. To cohabit with, to dwell in the same house.

cottar ['kɔtər, 'kotər]
n. A cottager, tenant farmer.
v. To live in a cot hoose as a cottar, To house a farm worker in a cottage.

Compounds and phrases etc.

cot hoose: a cottage
cottar hoose: a cottar's house, a cottage
cot-tack: a tenancy on a farm or cottage
cottoun: small collection of farm cottages
doucot: a dovecote, a pigeonhole
oo cottar: U. the cormorant
Cotbrig, Coatbrig,
Cotbrig [kot'brɪg]
pn. Coatbridge. (Lanarkshire)
cotham, cootham, coothum,
cotham ['kɔθəm]
v. To satisfy a hungry person with food.
cothamin, coothamin, coothumin, cothaman, coothaman, coothuman,
cothamin ['kɔθəmɪn]
n. A surfeit.
cotton ['kɔt#601;n]
n. Cotton.
cou, coo, kye, kyne, kine, kyn, kyen, ky, cou-lock, coo-lock, cow-lock, coo's-lick, coo's, coupat, coopat, cou-leddy-stane, colledie-stane, cow-lady-stane, cow-lady-stone, cou-leddie-stane, ka-ay, coos,
cou [ku:, S. kʌu]
n. A cow
pl. kye [kae] also kyne [kəin]

Compounds and phrases etc.

cou-cakes: the hogweed Heracleum sphondylium or cow parsnip Heracleum maximum
cou-leddy-stane: n. S. quartz
cou-lock: a cow-lick, a wayward tuft of hair going against the grain at the hairline above the forehead
coupat: a cowpat
cou-shell: I.Sh. a large shell Arctica islandica
kye time: milking time
milk cou: a cow kept for milk
couart, cooart, cooard, coord, couartie, cooardie, courdie, coordy, couartie-lick, coordy-lick, couartiness, cooartiness, cooardiness, coordiness, couartie, cooartie, cooardie, coordie, coordy, couarty, couardie, coordly,
couart ['kuərt, 'ku(ə)rt/d]
n. A coward.
dim. couartie

couarty ['kuərti, 'ku(ə)rdi]
adj. Cowardly.

Compounds and phrases etc.

couartie-lick: a coward's blow
couartiness: cowardice
Coucaddens, Coocaddens, Coocaddins,
Coucaddens ['kukadənz]
pn. Cowcaddens (Glasgow).
Coudenbeith, Coudenbaith,
Coudenbeith ['kudəbiθ, 'kudəbeθ]
pn. Cowdenbeath. (Fife)

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