• (British) enPR: kōth, IPA: /kəʊθ/
  • (America) enPR: kōth, IPA: /koʊθ/


  1. (UK dialectal) Sickness; disease; pestilence.
  2. (UK dialectal) An attack of illness, such as swooning, pangs of childbirth, etc.
  3. (UK dialectal) A disease affecting sheep or cattle.
Related terms Verb

coath (coaths, present participle coathing; past and past participle coathed)

  1. (intransitive) To faint.
  2. (transitive) To give (sheep, cattle) the coe or rot.

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