What does Cottage mean?

Definitions for Cottage
ˈkɒt ɪdʒCot·tage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bungalow, cottage(noun)

    a small house with a single story

Wiktionary

  1. cottage(Noun)

    A small house; a cot; a hut.

    Etymology: from cot 'cot, cottage' and -age 'surrounding property', from *kutan (compare kot, kūz 'execution pit'), from Scytho-Sarmatian *kuta (compare Avestan kata 'chamber').

  2. cottage(Noun)

    A seasonal home of any size or stature. A recreational home or a home in a remote location.

    Etymology: from cot 'cot, cottage' and -age 'surrounding property', from *kutan (compare kot, kūz 'execution pit'), from Scytho-Sarmatian *kuta (compare Avestan kata 'chamber').

  3. cottage(Verb)

    Of men: To have homosexual sex in a public lavatory; to practice cottaging.

    Etymology: from cot 'cot, cottage' and -age 'surrounding property', from *kutan (compare kot, kūz 'execution pit'), from Scytho-Sarmatian *kuta (compare Avestan kata 'chamber').

  4. cottage(Verb)

    To stay at a seasonal home, to go cottaging.

    Etymology: from cot 'cot, cottage' and -age 'surrounding property', from *kutan (compare kot, kūz 'execution pit'), from Scytho-Sarmatian *kuta (compare Avestan kata 'chamber').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cottage(noun)

    a small house; a cot; a hut

    Etymology: [From Cot a cottage.]

Freebase

  1. Cottage

    In modern usage, a cottage is usually a modest, often cosy dwelling, typically in a rural or semi-rural location. However there are cottage-style dwellings in cities, and in places such as Canada the term exists with no connotations of size at all. In the United Kingdom the term cottage also tends to denote rural dwellings of traditional build, although it can also be applied to dwellings of modern construction which are designed to resemble traditional ones In certain places the term "cottage" can refer to a vacation/summer home, often located near a body of water. However, in the USA generally this is more commonly called a "cabin", "chalet", or even "camp".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cottage

    kot′āj, n. a small dwelling-house, esp. of labourers, varying greatly in size, appearance, and comfort: a country residence.—adj. Cott′aged, covered with cottages.—n. Cott′ager, one who dwells in a cottage, esp. of labourers.—Cottage allotments, pieces of land allotted to cottagers to be cultivated as gardens; Cottage piano, a small upright piano. [See Cot.]

Editors Contribution

  1. cottage

    A type of dwelling.

    The cottage was sufficient to meet the need.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cottage' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3180

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cottage' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3205

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cottage' in Nouns Frequency: #1109

How to pronounce Cottage?

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How to say Cottage in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cottage in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cottage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Cottage in a Sentence

  1. Gary Guyton:

    We put out the press release talking about the first one and then our phones started ringing off the hook, we found out basically there's some cottage industries out there that do this for a living. They're looking for debt-for-equity swaps.

  2. Katie Nicholl:

    … I wrote about how Harry cut out junk food after he met Meghan, who loves to eat ‘lean, clean and green’ foods, the American actress, who prides herself on a healthy-eating regimen and is a devotee of daily yoga sessions, is said to have emptied out the contents of Harry’s fridge and cupboards when she moved into his Nottingham Cottage bachelor pad, binning his favorite calorific treats.

  3. Lee Garlington:

    He was the biggest movie star in the world and the rumors were that he was gay, so I thought ‘Let me get an eye on him.’ I stood outside his cottage on the Universal lot, pretending to read Variety, which was probably upside down at the time. He walked out and down the street. He looked back once. That was it.

  4. Primo Levi:

    After the planet becomes theirs, many millions of years will have to pass before a beetle particularly loved by God, at the end of its calculations will find written on a sheet of paper in letters of fire that energy is equal to the mass multiplied by the square of the velocity of light. The new kings of the world will live tranquilly for a long time, confining themselves to devouring each other and being parasites among each other on a cottage industry scale.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you have good neighbours, you can bear living in a bad cottage; if you have bad neighbours, you can’t bear living even in a good palace!

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