• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cotland Land appendant to a cot or cottage, or held by a cottager or cotter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cotland Land appendant to a cottage.
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In literature:

The case of the man at Sutton, who took up three virgates and a cotland, has already been mentioned.
"The Enclosures in England" by Harriett Bradley
The usual name for their plots is cote, cotland, or cotsetland.
"Villainage in England" by Paul Vinogradoff
She likes the farm-hand by the day: she often visits his cotland on the edge of a woods.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 20, No. 33, November 1877" by Various