tied cottage

noun

Definition of tied cottage

British
: a cottage or house owned by an employer (such as a farmer) and reserved for occupancy by an employee

First Known Use of tied cottage

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Tied cottage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tied%20cottage. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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