What does cottager mean?

Definitions for cottager
ˈkɒt ɪ dʒərcot·ta·ger

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cottager, cottage dwellernoun

    someone who lives in a cottage


  1. cottagernoun

    A person who has the tenure of a cottage, usually also the occupant.

  2. cottagernoun

    One who engages in sex in public lavatories; a practitioner of cottaging.

  3. Cottagernoun

    someone connected with Fulham Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.

  4. Etymology: cottage + -er

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cottagernoun

    Etymology: from cottage.

    Let us from our farms,
    Call forth our cottagers to arms. Jonathan Swift.

    The most ignorant Irish cottager will not sell his cow for a groat. Jonathan Swift, Address to Parliament.

    The husbandmen and plowmen be but as their work-folks and labourers, or else mere cottagers, which are but housed beggars. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.

    The yeomenry, or middle people, of a condition between gentlemen and cottagers. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.


  1. cottager

    A cottager refers to a person who lives in, uses, or owns a cottage, which is typically a small, simple house often located in rural or semi-rural areas. It can also refer to a person who is staying in a cottage temporarily, especially during a vacation. In historical context, it might refer to a rural laborer living in a small dwelling in exchange for work on an owner's property.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cottagernoun

    one who lives in a cottage

  2. Cottagernoun

    one who lives on the common, without paying any rent, or having land of his own

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cottager in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cottager in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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