cottier

noun
cot·​ti·​er | \ ˈkätēə(r), -ätē- \
plural -s

Definition of cottier

 (Entry 1 of 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 : a peasant farmer

cottier

Definition of cottier (Entry 2 of 2)

comparative of cotty

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History and Etymology for cottier

Noun

from (assumed) Middle French cotier

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“Cottier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cottier. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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