- a small simple house, esp in a rural area
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cot•tage /ˈkɑtɪdʒ/USA pronunciation n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- a small house or a modest vacation house, as at a lake or mountain resort.
cot•tage (kot′ij),USA pronunciation n.
- a small house, usually of only one story.
- a small, modest house at a lake, mountain resort, etc., owned or rented as a vacation home.
- one of a group of small, separate houses, as for patients at a hospital, guests at a hotel, or students at a boarding school.
- 1350–1400; Middle English cotage. See cot2, -age; compare Medieval Latin cotagium, apparently
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cottage /ˈkɒtɪdʒ/ n
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