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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: cottage bonnet
Previous Word in the Dictionary: cotta
All Words Near: cottage

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up cottage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More