cottage

(redirected from Vacation house)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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 periodicals archive ?
It was the family's vacation house, but history also has it that during World War II, Japanese soldiers occupied it and used it as a garrison.
Specific services include: internal theft, fraud and embezzlement, loss detection and prevention, disability fraud investigations, workers compensation fraud/insurance fraud, background checks, witness locating and interviews, sexual harassment investigations in the workplace, surveillance (both stationary and mobile), disgruntled or dangerous employee situations, VIP protection and/or bodyguard, vacation house checks, house sitting during special events, escort or owner of valuables or money, identicate finger printing, and robbery, bomb threat and workplace violence training.
Obama and the first lady greeted some local residents upon their arrival before heading to their vacation house in the small town of Chilmark, on the western end of the island.
A MINNESOTA COUPLE who had purchased a Gulf-front acre on Manasota Key had one request of architect Mark Sultana: design for them a modern vacation house that captured the Gulf views, and make it one-of-a-kind.
Till recently, the only way to get a tee time or spa appointment at Kauai's posh Club at Kukui'ula was to own a vacation house there.
As in Enchanted April, the summer vacation house hosts a group of initially mismatched, unhappy people.
Twelve-year-old Seymour has inherited as castle in Loch Ness, Scotland: the perfect place for a summer vacation house.
The Polk County Sheriff's office says the men filled a shopping trolley with a Barbie car, Leap Frog tablet and a Barbie Glam vacation house.
Purisima, who has served as top aide to Aquino, allegedly owned a multi-million peso vacation house in Nueva Ecija.
Jason really needs to get away from it all when he heads to his brother's vacation house in Sea Breeze, Alabama.
In my opinion, there are two reasons: first, because often people use a vacation house only in the summer and most of them only remember the existence of the house once they need it, and secondly, because there is a lack of appropriate property management companies operating there.
The system prevents employees from punching in from home, or a vacation house, or a distant casino.