Meaning of COTTAGE in English
n.1 a small simple house, esp. in the country.
2 a dwelling forming part of a farm establishment, used by a worker.
Phrases and idioms:
cottage cheese soft white cheese made from curds of skimmed milk without pressing. cottage hospital Brit. a small hospital not having resident medical staff. cottage industry a business activity partly or wholly carried on at home. cottage loaf a loaf formed of two round masses, the smaller on top of the larger. cottage pie Brit. a dish of minced meat topped with browned mashed potato.
Etymology: ME f. AF, formed as COT(2), COTE
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012