Meaning of COTTAGE in English


/ ˈkɒtɪdʒ; NAmE ˈkɑːt-/ noun

a small house, especially in the country :

a charming country cottage with roses around the door

( BrE )

a holiday cottage



late Middle English : from Anglo-Norman French cotage and Anglo-Latin cotagium , from cot , a small shelter for livestock or cote , a shelter for mammals or birds.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.