• Stella's Cottage
    Stella's Cottage
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cottager someone who lives in a cottage
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Cowley's Cottage, Chertsey Cowley's Cottage, Chertsey
The Gardener's Cottage The Gardener's Cottage
Everything vanished and, instead, there appeared a pretty little peasant's cottage Everything vanished and, instead, there appeared a pretty little peasant's cottage
A thatched cottage and garden A thatched cottage and garden

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In India, pickled ginger, minced mutton and a cottage cheese like substance are popular pizza toppings
    • Cottager One who lives in a cottage.
    • Cottager (Law) One who lives on the common, without paying any rent, or having land of his own.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Richard Nixon liked ketchup on his cottage cheese.
    • n cottager One who lives in a cottage, in any sense of that word.
    • n cottager In English law, one who lives on the common without paying any rent or having land of his own.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cottager one who dwells in a cottage, esp. of labourers
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  • Sting
    “Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.”
  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
    “There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.”
  • Lord Chesterfield
    “Let them show me a cottage where there are not the same vices of which they accuse the courts.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Cot.


In literature:

Thus did she come to call Mrs Foster "mamma," and to preside at the tea-table in Sandhill Cottage.
"The Lifeboat" by R.M. Ballantyne
Barton Park was about half a mile from the cottage.
"Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen
A couple of women stood gossiping over the gate of one of the cottages.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
Laurel Cottage, Dulwich Village, that was the address which he had confided to her.
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon" by Sax Rohmer
It was the queerest of all queer abodes, was Woodford Cottage.
"Olive A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
After a while there came into the cottage such a fine fellow!
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
The Blind Bagpiper amusing some cottagers.
"Rembrandt and His Works" by John Burnet
Having returned to the cottage, I went to the harvest with Etienne.
"Perils and Captivity" by Charlotte-Adélaïde [née Picard] Dard
But at the bend of the road near the cottage she paused.
"Nell, of Shorne Mills" by Charles Garvice
Hence, a rough pathway led from one of the cottages perched on the side of the cliff.
"Michael Penguyne" by William H. G. Kingston
And Belle told her that her father spent most of his time at the Junction, anyway, where he had a cottage.
"Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
With much labour and skill had the Davidsons and McKays erected two timber cottages side by side in the land of their adoption.
"The Buffalo Runners" by R.M. Ballantyne
It was clearly only a cottage.
"Taking Tales" by W.H.G. Kingston
When Christine entered the cottage, the atmosphere of the sea was around and about her.
"Christine" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Night fell and the king by happy chance came upon a clearing where a charcoal-burner had a cottage.
"Czechoslovak Fairy Tales" by Parker Fillmore
As they went outside again, they saw a short, wiry man coming toward the cottage from the river.
"The Secret Pact" by Mildred A. Wirt
In a tiny clearing a short distance ahead, she saw what appeared to be a thatched roof cottage.
"Whispering Walls" by Mildred A. Wirt
Its farm-house and little group of cottages have a cheerful and human look.
"Here and Hereafter" by Barry Pain
They instantly turn and take the direction that leads to The Cottage.
"Airy Fairy Lilian" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton (AKA Duchess)
The path led to a gate which opened upon the grounds of a cottage just beyond.
"That Affair at Elizabeth" by Burton E. Stevenson

In poetry:

At the cottage-door the grandsire
Sits pale in his easy-chair,
While the gentle wind of twilight
Plays with his silver hair.
"After All" by William Winter
In a cottage on a moor
Famine's feeble children cried;
The frost knocked sharply at the door,
And hunger welcom'd him inside;
"Leawood Hall" by Ernest Jones
IN a cottage on a moor
Famine's feeble children cried;
The frost knocked sharply at the door,
And hunger welcom'd him inside;
"Plough And Loom" by Ernest Jones
"And whoso owneth a cottage
To slumber hath laid him down;
And he that roams among strangers
In dreams shall behold his own."
"Evening Song" by Friedrich Ruckert
Wash the window; rub it dry;
Make the ray-door clean and bright:
He who lords it in the sky
Loves on cottage floors to light!
"Cottage-Songs" by George MacDonald
The savage bird the kid renounc'd,
But round the cottage oft
Rapid he wheel'd, and there he pounc'd,
And bore the babe aloft.
"The Eagle" by William Hayley

In news:

Thu Le, MD, and Bernard Chow, MD, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA.
A three-bedroom Colonial cottage dating to 1803 is on the market in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar for $2.1 million.
GOLDING , Sharon Luretha, 63, of Lompoc, died on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at Cottage Hospital.
When Nathaniel Williamson was four, he and his twin sister were left for good at the house his grandfather built, a pretty cottage in Perrine with red cement hearts embedded in a white stucco exterior.
(AP) — A 200-year-old gravestone that was used as a stepping stone at a Bantam cottage, is finding a final resting place in Missouri.
Holmes) will give a short talk and sign books from 1 to 5 pm, Saturday, March 31, in the Visitor Center of Rockford's Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum.
Kristin Bourgeois and Adam Kaiser own the small cottage on the corner of Ash Street and West Boulevard.
Crozet terra cottage quirkily charming.
Paul Smith's College demolished the historic Harriman Cottage on Tuesday to make way for a new building that will house the college's Adirondack Watershed Institute.
Beloved Old Cottage Rides Out Storm.
Our beach cottage in Stonington was a prime candidate to be washed away by.
Steven Hensel freshens English-style brick cottage in Madrona.
Lifford Stoll is making a cottage industry out of being gadfly to a technology-obsessed world.
Book three or four nights at one of the Sorensen's Resort's cottages, cabins or mountain homes, and get one night free.
Architect Bob Hillier has been petitioning the zoning hearing board, trying to get them to allow him to restore the mansion, as well as the cottages & the barn on the property, known as Joseph Stanley Park.

In science:

This was the catalyst for what has become a ma jor cottage industry for Hubble, and provides one of the primary topics for this review.
The Formation of Star Clusters
The microblogging service Twitter has created a cottage industry of third-party applications, such as identifying trends from the millions of conversations taking place on the site and notifying you when your friends are nearby.
Social Dynamics of Digg