Meaning of COTTAGE in English

COTTAGE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a weekend cottage British English (= a house you have in the country, where you spend your weekends )

A friend of mine has a weekend cottage on the South Coast, and we often go down there in summer.

cottage cheese (= a type of soft white cheese with small lumps in it )

cottage cheese

cottage hospital

cottage industry

Hand weaving is a flourishing cottage industry in the region.

self-catering accommodation/apartment/cottage etc

tied cottage

timbered houses/cottages

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

little

The luncheon table in the little cottage was spread with cheese, olives, sardines and bread.

Twin Lakes Fish Camp provides trailer hookups, tent camping sites, and several little cottages .

Following that, we returned to our little cottage and settled in for the night.

Keith Richards used to stay in the little cottage at the bottom of Ron's garden.

His deep radio voice inflated the little cottage .

My chance came some weeks later, when he visited me one November evening in my little cottage .

Mine was the Kloeckls', an old couple who lived in a little green cottage by the lake.

old

The cart stopped beside an old cottage near the edge of the mainland.

Rents the old Tanner cottage , remember it?

It was the oldest cottage in the area and I spent hours looking out to sea.

They stood on the veranda and admired the view and praised what Oliver had been able to do with the old cottage .

This together with the oldest farmsteads and cottages is built in whole or part of cobbles.

An inn and a few old cottages stood to one side of the lock.

Once completed, the house blends in well with older cottages in Weobley.

By chance he said there was an old cottage up here.

small

A small cottage industry of biotechnology firms has sprung up to investigate this, using a variety of methods.

Snow White came upon a small cottage in the mountains.

Now thirty-five intrepid Lionisers were gazing at the outside of the small single-fronted cottage with its tiny parlour overlooking the street.

A hundred yards out, he looked back at the small yellow cottage on the slope above the lake.

Sammy lived in a small cottage on the bank of the Berkeley to Gloucester canal.

We walk on through two small clusters of cottages , the East End and the West End.

He was a hardworking, frugal and thrifty man who was saving to buy a small cottage from his employer.

Voice over Border Oak builds around 30 timber framed homes a year from manor houses to small cottages .

thatched

There is not an abundance of thatched cottages in the wolds, but those that do exist are real gems.

Turn left when level with thatched cottage on track.

The road brought them to the centre of the two rows of thatched cottages .

Elizabeth Manor House, thatched cottages , farm and craft buildings.

They were the sons of Thomas Jackson, a humble farm labourer who brought up ten children in a thatched cottage .

I lived with an elderly lady in a little thatched cottage which looked like something out of Hansel and Gretel.

There was a row of whitewashed thatched cottages on the right.

tied

The book was influential in the abolition of the tied cottage in the years following the war.

Grandfather's wage was the magnificent sum of twelve shillings per week and of course he lived in a tied cottage .

Mr. Dunn Does my hon. Friend accept my view that the Labour party would really like tied workers living in tied cottages ?

The crux of the tied cottage problem, it was argued, was the shortage of rural housing.

The Act gives protection, if sometimes uncertain protection, to most full-time workers living in agricultural tied cottages .

He lives in a tied cottage owned by them.

In addition there is one other institution which symbolizes the continuing dependency of agricultural workers upon local farmers - the tied cottage .

Agriculture tied cottages are houses provided by farmers as part of their workers' terms of employment.

tiny

With Marjorie, she rented a tiny cottage at the edge of a dairy farm in Dorset, Vermont.

This tiny cottage was occupied by a charming, grandmotherly lady called Mrs. Newman.

The Plot Mr and Mrs Kim-Soon lived in a tiny cottage on the side of a mountain.

Writers, artists and Bohemians now lived in some of the tiny terraced cottages facing the quay.

Today they have a 14-year-old son and rent a tiny white cottage in Delano.

Laugharne is a picturesque blend of genteel georgian houses and tiny cottages .

In contrast Mr. Hargreaves' general stores was in a tiny cottage - again the front room had been adapted.

■ NOUN

cheese

Waistliner - combine cottage cheese , diced red pepper and sweetcorn. 7.

There are several curd styles of cottage cheese .

Sieve the cottage cheese , or pur e in a food processor or liquidiser and beat in the egg and milk.

In 1980, the per capita consumption in the United States was 18 pounds of cheese of which one-third was cottage cheese.

Combine the fromage frais and cottage cheese .

Meanwhile, in a blender, liquefy the cottage cheese and milk.

Top with the cottage cheese , and sprinkle the mixed herbs on top.

They include the various cottage cheeses , cream cheeses, domestic Neufchatel cheese, and the whey cheeses of Scandinavia.

country

Two country cottages converted to supply one double and one double plus one single bedded rooms.

The country cottage with roses round the door.

If Minton, however, visited Lehmann at his country cottage for Sunday lunch, he did so in Ricky's company.

The rest have been demolished, vandalised or turned into country cottages .

Of course many will still opt for the country cottage look which remains as fresh and comforting as flowers in May.

I have to find another flat, a quiet one, or else a country cottage where Marcus can be a hermit.

She was going to buy a country cottage in the Cotswolds and live there with her sister.

Main picture: Faded furniture, old-fashioned fabrics and flowers combine to create a country cottage feel.

door

In Giselle Albrecht enters, in peasant clothes, and knocks on Giselle's cottage door .

Cold icy winds swept under the gaps of cottage doors rattling them fiercely.

I felt rather like a man who has knocked on a cottage door and found himself in a palace; vaguely foolish.

In fact Irina at the cottage door had not been his first sighting.

Gabriel put them all into a canvas bag and hung them on a nail inside the cottage door .

Throughout the day I left the cottage door open.

One night in bed I thought I heard knocking at the cottage door .

garden

Nadine was sitting on the grass in the cottage garden , under a three-quarters-dead apple tree.

Tulsa is a classic cottage garden , with more than 500 varieties of perennials tumbling over each other in a battle for space.

Why not knit a cottage garden in bright colours to remind you of summer all year around?

But even this little collection of cottage garden produce won't change hands without some stern bargaining.

Formal beds and borders must be accompanied by a formal pool, while a cottage garden atmosphere dictates an informal feature.

Such survivals in the unbroken tradition of the cottage garden are now rare examples of such excellence and are very scarce indeed.

The friends of Church Farm Museum have planted a delightful, traditional cottage garden outside.

Our cottage garden is an informal mixture of herbs and other traditional plants - it is a haven for bees and butterflies.

holiday

Cottage raided: Cash totalling to £1,500 was stolen when thieves broke into a holiday cottage in Gayle, near Hawes.

Nant-y-Glyn Leisure Holiday cottages &038; chalets set in a lovely sheltered valley.

But a week or so in a holiday cottage isn't the same as becoming a permanent resident.

Many local people also expressed concern at the number of holiday cottages and second homes in Wensleydale.

Can anyone can offer a holiday cottage ?

hospital

He'd got Miss Lockwood into the cottage hospital .

They said cottage hospitals were a thing of the past and uneconomical.

industry

Industry experts say this booming cottage industry now accounts for about a quarter of the X-rated video market.

Health care is switching from a cottage industry of small hospitals to major affiliations in a huge health-care system.

A craft which had once been profitably combined with farming became a miserable cottage industry dependent upon the towns and the bag-hosiers.

A cottage industry has even sprung up among companies that provide information about other people seeking information.

The vast majority of the population are labouring peasants or artisans in the cottage industries of the villages or the small cities.

He also asserted that the day of the cottage industry was over.

Technical standards unite this cottage industry of desk-top publishing with the presses of newspaper and magazine publishers.

They controlled this cottage industry by buying, selling, transporting and exchanging raw wool, spun yam and woven cloth.

stone

Simple stone cottages with solid walls are a good bet.

A terrace of visually pleasing stone cottages facing the neat village green are dated 1846.

At weekends he is likely to be found at his stone cottage complete with Aga, stream and duck pond.

We arrive at the stone cottage tucked deep into the lee of the hill.

weekend

This was a real village once - none of your weekend cottages and retirement homes like mine.

The Newleys' weekend cottage was called Miller's End.

When we got back from Berlin we spent a week out in the country at Beate's parents' weekend cottage .

Have you built a weekend cottage ?

■ VERB

build

I found them built into a cottage .

Have you built a weekend cottage ?

buy

He was a hardworking, frugal and thrifty man who was saving to buy a small cottage from his employer.

In the 1960s she and husband Harry bought a Whitby cottage as a weekend retreat.

Since buying the cottage , house prices had started on a steady descent.

She was going to buy a country cottage in the Cotswolds and live there with her sister.

This man wanted to buy his cottage and demolish it.

Four years later Mrs J was able to sell the shared house and buy a cottage for herself.

We bought our cottage from him.

leave

She adjusted the hat as best she could and left the cottage .

Perhaps it would be best if you left me at the cottage and went back to London.

When I was about twelve the farm at Pilton was sold, and Uncle Bill had to leave his cottage .

Had I even left my cottage at two o'clock?

They had to leave their cottage within a week but fortunately another job with a cottage was obtained in Downton.

Throughout the day I left the cottage door open.

live

That meant he could live in a cottage with a view of the churchyard - like Dymlight has.

If true, it could spell big trouble for many people, and not just those living in seaside cottages .

Families cherished their forbears, whether these had lived in humble cottages or in manor houses.

His sisters return to their positions as governesses, and Jane goes to live in a cottage by the school.

All the witches who'd lived in her cottage were bookish types.

The Plot Mr and Mrs Kim-Soon lived in a tiny cottage on the side of a mountain.

Sammy lived in a small cottage on the bank of the Berkeley to Gloucester canal.

Officers are now comforting his 85 year old former housekeeper who also lives at the cottage .

move

They'd moved to their cottage a few years ago and ran an electrical business in Didcot.

She found them and moved into their cottage .

The next day the Rivers family returned to their separate places of work, and I moved to the cottage in Morton.

Simon was sitting in Thomas's armchair, which was too big to be moved to the cottage .

reach

When they reached the cottage they both felt the need for unity.

When they reached the cottage , Wade parked near the porch and carried her suitcase inside.

He had to get to the postman before he reached the cottage .

Just as they reached the cottage , Dario came out, complaining about having a little flu.

Mummy's car was still moving, though it had reached Jane's cottage now.

It was a little past seven when he reached the cottage .

rent

They had rented a cottage overlooking the sea on the East Hill at Hastings.

Hewlett rented a cottage behind their house in Palo Alto.

One Easter, we rented a cottage in Sandwick.

In the kitchen of our rented seaside cottage , something was moving.

I understand that you have rented the cottage , miss.

With Marjorie, she rented a tiny cottage at the edge of a dairy farm in Dorset, Vermont.

Today they have a 14-year-old son and rent a tiny white cottage in Delano.

return

It was with these thoughts that I returned alone to the cottage .

Following that, we returned to our little cottage and settled in for the night.

She'd have to return to the cottage .

He spent his days wandering around the rugby pitches doing nothing and refused to return to his cottage .

If - when - she returned , she might return to the cottage and not to the farm.

It was still raining hours later when Sara returned to the cottage .

Ludens received one shock as he was returning to the cottage .

When I caught up with Jean-Claude, he told me to return to the cottage alone.

stay

We have been frequent visitors at Government House and have been staying also at their cottage , New Norfolk.

Keith Richards used to stay in the little cottage at the bottom of Ron's garden.

Guests would stay in a cottage in the garden.

He and Polly and the twins had been to stay at the cottage once, that was all, for a weekend.

walk

They had walked past the cottages and were half-way down the hill when the first drop of rain fell.

Willie walked slowly past the cottages .

Doing as she had bid herself, she walked into the cottage and then spoilt it all by slamming the door.

They confirmed that Black was an innocent person who walked into his own cottage on lawful business that Saturday afternoon.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A few secluded cottages are located along the narrow winding road.

a row of thatched cottages in a rural village

She lives in a charming cottage deep in the Kent countryside.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Beatrice was pleased and invited Guillaume to her cottage for tea.

Earl grabbed the girl, looked right then left down the row of shuttered summer cottages, and shoved the girl inside.

He also asserted that the day of the cottage industry was over.

He could just make out the two rows of cottages and the fields beyond them.

It was with these thoughts that I returned alone to the cottage .

The cottages look sort of bare.

The interior is furnished simply but very pleasantly in keeping with the old-world cottage ambience of the house.

They controlled this cottage industry by buying, selling, transporting and exchanging raw wool, spun yam and woven cloth.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.