Meaning of COTTAGE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkä-tij ]


Etymology: Middle English cotage, from Anglo-French, from Middle English cot — more at cot

Date: 14th century

1. : the dwelling of a farm laborer or small farmer

2. : a usually small frame one-family house

3. : a small detached dwelling unit at an institution

4. : a usually small house for vacation use

• cot·tag·ey -ti-jē adjective

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.