coscet

noun cos·cet \ˈkäsə̇t\

Definition of coscet

plural

-s

  1. :  a class of medieval English peasant landholders — see 1cotter 2

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Origin and Etymology of coscet

probably alteration of Old English cotsæta cottager, from cot cottage + -sæta resident (from the stem of sittan to sit) — more at cot, sit


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