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Cape Cod cottage

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noun \(ˈ)kāp-ˈkäd-\

Definition of Cape Cod cottage

  1. :  a compact rectangular dwelling of one or one-and-a-half stories usually with a central chimney and steep gable roof —called also cape, Cape Cod



Origin of cape cod cottage

Cape Cod, Massachusetts


First Known Use: 1916


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