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cot·tage

 (kŏt′ĭj)
n.
1. A small, single-storied house, especially in the country.
2. A usually small vacation house.

[Middle English cotage, from Anglo-Norman, from Medieval Latin cotāgium, of Germanic origin.]

cottage

(ˈkɒtɪdʒ)
n
1. (Architecture) a small simple house, esp in a rural area
2. (Architecture) US and Canadian a small house in the country or at a resort, used for holiday purposes
3. US one of several housing units, as at a hospital, for accommodating people in groups
4. slang a public lavatory
[C14: from cot2]

cot•tage

(ˈkɒt ɪdʒ)

n.
1. a small house, usu. of only one story.
2. a small, modest vacation house, as at a lake or mountain resort.
3. one of a group of small, separate houses, as for patients at a hospital.
[1350–1400; Middle English cotage. See cot2, -age; compare Medieval Latin cotagium, appar. < Anglo-French]

cottage

A small country dwelling place usually originally built for a farm laborer and his family.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cottage - a small house with a single storycottage - a small house with a single story  
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"

cottage

noun cabin, lodge, hut, shack, chalet, but-and-ben (Scot.), cot We used to have a cottage in Scotland.
Translations
chalupachata
hyttelille husferiehus
dometo
mökki
seljačka kuća
lítiî einbÿlishús; sumarhús
田舎屋
시골집
troba
kotedžaneliela lauku mājavasarnīca
chalupa
koča
stuga
กระท่อม
nhà tranh

cottage

[ˈkɒtɪdʒ]
A. N (= country house) → casita f de campo, quinta f (LAm); (= humble dwelling) → choza f, barraca f (US) → vivienda f campestre, quinta f
B. CPD cottage cheese Nrequesón m
cottage hospital N (Brit) → hospital m rural
cottage industry Nindustria f artesanal or casera
cottage loaf N (Brit) → pan m casero
cottage pie N (Brit) pastel de carne cubierta de puré de patatas

cottage

[ˈkɒtɪdʒ] n (= small house) → petite maison f, cottage m thatched cottagecottage cheese ncottage cheese mfromage m blanc à la faissellecottage garden npetit jardin m à l'anglaisecottage industry n (= small family business) → industrie f familiale (= informally organized business) → activité f artisanalecottage loaf n (British)miche f de paincottage pie n (British)hachis m Parmentier

cottage

n
Cottage nt, → Häuschen nt; (US, in institution) → Wohneinheit f
(sl: for gays) → Klappe f (sl)

cottage

:
cottage cheese
nHüttenkäse m
cottage hospital
n (Brit) kleines Krankenhaus für leichtere Fälle
cottage industry
nManufaktur f, → Heimindustrie f
cottage loaf
n (Brit) eine Art rundes, hohes Weißbrot
cottage pie
n Hackfleisch mit Kartoffelbrei überbacken

cottage

[ˈkɒtɪdʒ] nvilletta, cottage m inv

cot

(kot) noun
1. (American crib) a small bed with high sides for a child etc. One of the wooden rails of the cot is broken.
2. (American) a camp bed.
ˈcot death noun
(American crib death) the sudden death of a baby during sleep, which cannot yet be explained medically.
cottage (ˈkotidʒ) noun
a small house, especially in the country or in a village. a holiday cottage in Devon.

cottage

بيْت صَغير chalupa hytte Cottage εξοχικό σπίτι cabaña, casita mökki cottage seljačka kuća cottage 田舎屋 시골집 huisje hytte chata chalé коттедж stuga กระท่อม kır evi nhà tranh 村舍
References in classic literature ?
You'll be sorry for it by-and-by, when you've tried love in a cottage and found it a failure.
He stopped before the door of his own cottage, which was the fourth one from the main building and next to the last.
We continued not in a state of indolence, but hunted every day, and prepared a little cottage to defend us from the Winter storms.
It was a death that blasted with strange horror the humble name of the dweller in the cottage, and made it seem almost a religious act to drive the plough over the little area of his habitation, and obliterate his place and memory from among men.
A clump of scrubby trees, such as alone grew on the peninsula, did not so much conceal the cottage from view, as seem to denote that here was some object which would fain have been, or at least ought to be, concealed.
There stand his trees, each with a hollow trunk, as if a hermit and a crucifix were within; and here sleeps his meadow, and there sleep his cattle; and up from yonder cottage goes a sleepy smoke.
The name of the coachman was John Manly; he had a wife and one little child, and they lived in the coachman's cottage, very near the stables.
Just at present, however, Aunt Chloe is looking into the bake-pan; in which congenial operation we shall leave her till we finish our picture of the cottage.
The Widow Cooper--affectionately called "Aunt Patsy" by everybody-- lived in a snug and comely cottage with her daughter Rowena, who was nineteen, romantic, amiable, and very pretty, but otherwise of no consequence.
There was once a tired and rather poverty- stricken Princess who dwelt in a cottage on the great highway between two cities.
Their road to this detached cottage was down Vicarage Lane, a lane leading at right angles from the broad, though irregular, main street of the place; and, as may be inferred, containing the blessed abode of Mr.
He understood that she was in need of a dwelling; and though the house he now offered her was merely a cottage, he assured her that everything should be done to it which she might think necessary, if the situation pleased her.