cottage

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒtɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑtɪdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kotij)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
cot•tage /ˈkɑtɪdʒ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a small house or a modest vacation house, as at a lake or mountain resort.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
cot•tage  (kotij),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a small house, usually of only one story.
  2. a small, modest house at a lake, mountain resort, etc., owned or rented as a vacation home.
  3. one of a group of small, separate houses, as for patients at a hospital, guests at a hotel, or students at a boarding school.
cottaged, adj. 
  • Anglo-French
  • 1350–1400; Middle English cotage. See cot2, -age; compare Medieval Latin cotagium, apparently

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
cottage /ˈkɒtɪdʒ/ n
  1. a small simple house, esp in a rural area
Etymology: 14th Century: from cot²
'cottage' also found in these entries:
Collocations: [operates, works] in a cottage industry, [eat, buy, make] cottage cheese, cottage [vacations, rentals], more...

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