A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

COT

Sun, 27 Mar '22
Hotel offering
Fri, 11 Mar '22
Military crashing site
Tue, 15 Feb '22
Foldable bed
Sat, 4 Sep '21
Bivouac sight
Wed, 21 Jul '21
Nap sack?
Sat, 12 Jun '21
Hotel room extra