cottage

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noun cot·tage \ˈkä-tij\

Definition of cottage

  1. 1 :  the dwelling of a farm laborer or small farmer

  2. 2 :  a usually small frame one-family house

  3. 3 :  a small detached dwelling unit at an institution

  4. 4 :  a usually small house for vacation use

cottagey

play \-ti-jē\ adjective

Examples of cottage in a sentence

  1. We rented a cottage for the weekend.

  2. She owns a cottage at the beach.

Origin and Etymology of cottage

Middle English cotage, from Anglo-French, from Middle English cot — more at cot


First Known Use: 14th century

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COTTAGE Defined for English Language Learners

cottage

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noun cot·tage \ˈkä-tij\

Definition of cottage for English Language Learners

  • : a small house especially in the country


COTTAGE Defined for Kids

cottage

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noun cot·tage \ˈkät-ij\

Definition of cottage for Students

  1. :  a small house usually in the country or for vacation use



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