plural -s
: a class of medieval English peasant landholders see cotter entry 1 sense 2

Word History


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

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“Coscet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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