tied cottage

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tied cottage was in 1899

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Cite this Entry

“Tied cottage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tied%20cottage. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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