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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 ?
This hovel however, joined a cottage of a neat and pleasant appearance, but after my late dearly bought experience, I dared not enter it.
It was indeed to the fortunate accident of its being washing-day at the pretty cottage near which in the course of my morning wanderings I had set me down to rest, that I owed the sight of the petticoat in question.
Finding a piece of freehold land to be sold in the neighborhood of Fulham, he bought it, and had a cottage residence built on it, under his own directions.
We had an inn and two houses a little above us, and a single cottage at the other side of the field which faces us, and except those there were no houses until you got half way to the station.
Dunstan Cass, setting off in the raw morning, at the judiciously quiet pace of a man who is obliged to ride to cover on his hunter, had to take his way along the lane which, at its farther extremity, passed by the piece of unenclosed ground called the Stone-pit, where stood the cottage, once a stone-cutter's shed, now for fifteen years inhabited by Silas Marner.
About a mile away, on the other side of this neck of woods, wherein Robin had been trapped, was a little tumbledown cottage.
A THIRD rifle-shot rang through the night air, close to the cottage.
He stopped before the door of his own cottage, which was the fourth one from the main building and next to the last.
As a house, Barton Cottage, though small, was comfortable and compact; but as a cottage it was defective, for the building was regular, the roof was tiled, the window shutters were not painted green, nor were the walls covered with honeysuckles.
In the confusion produced at the cottage by the preparations for entertaining the company, the one room in which Hardyman could receive Isabel with the certainty of not being interrupted was the smoking-room.
said the wife, 'we live very wretchedly here, in this nasty dirty pigsty; do go back and tell the fish we want a snug little cottage.
This family were situated in the Notch of the White Hills, where the wind was sharp throughout the year, and pitilessly cold in the winter,--giving their cottage all its fresh inclemency before it descended on the valley of the Saco.