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
cottageyplay \ˈkä-ti-jē\ adjective
Examples of cottage in a Sentence
We rented a cottage for the weekend.
She owns a cottage at the beach.
Recent Examples of cottage from the Web
Staten was 12 years old and had moved on to the next cottage for junior high boys by the time Joe Morrison arrived in 1939.
In artificial landscapes castles, churches and cottages were seen as scenic.
Lincoln’s words, written in part in his cottage some 3.5 miles northeast of the White House, no doubt changed the course of history.
And there were these three cottages high up on the cliff and this beautiful, mysterious staircase winding up to them.
The 45-acre Maryland retreat in Centreville has a brick mansion and cottages along the Corsica River.
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Both in-laws live in Kensington Palace in central London, according to Newsweek, but Harry, 32, lives in a two-bedroom cottage on the grounds while Kate and William, both 35, live in a 22-room apartment in the palace itself.
As many as 68 adolescent girls in five cottages are served on Maryhurst’s main campus, which has a total of 70,000 square feet under roof.
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COTTAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cottage for English Language Learners
: a small house especially in the country
COTTAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of cottage for Students
: a small house usually in the country or for vacation use
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