cottage

24 ENTRIES FOUND:

cot·tage

noun \ˈkä-tij\

: a small house especially in the country

Full Definition of COTTAGE

1
:  the dwelling of a farm laborer or small farmer
2
:  a usually small frame one-family house
3
:  a small detached dwelling unit at an institution
4
:  a usually small house for vacation use
cot·tag·ey \-ti-jē\ adjective

Examples of COTTAGE

  1. We rented a cottage for the weekend.
  2. She owns a cottage at the beach.

Origin of COTTAGE

Middle English cotage, from Anglo-French, from Middle English cot — more at cot
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to COTTAGE

Synonyms
bach [New Zealand], cabin, camp, chalet, lodge

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

Rhymes with COTTAGE

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