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cottier

noun cot·ti·er \ˈkätēə(r), -ätē-\

Definition of cottier

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  1cotter 2

  2. 2 :  a tenant in Ireland formerly renting a small farm under the rack-rent system, the land being let to the highest bidder

  3. 3 :  a peasant farmer

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Origin and Etymology of cottier

from (assumed) Middle French cotier — more at coterie


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cottier

cot·ti·er

Definition of cottier

  1. comparative of cotty

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