American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who resides in a cottage.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who lives in a cottage, in any sense of that word.
- n. In English law, one who lives on the common without paying any rent or having land of his own.
- n. A person who has the tenure of a cottage, usually also the occupant.
- n. UK, slang One who engages in sex in public lavatories; a practitioner of cottaging.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who lives in a cottage.
- n. (Law) One who lives on the common, without paying any rent, or having land of his own.
- n. someone who lives in a cottage
- cottage + -er (Wiktionary)
“[18: 17] matociquala: cottager is the word you want”
“When they were come within sight of the wood, Brian cried out that he could see the shepherd's cottage; but Austin told him that he ought not to call the cottager a shepherd, but a hunter.”
“Until, that is, another cottager went foraging in the archives and found an 1854 by-law referencing just such a road - a by-law Meaford and its pre-amalgamation predecessors had never registered on the title of anybody's property.”
“Pausing to fellate a fellow cottager, he then added, "I'm sure you'll agree that this is sterling work by the Prime Minister and should be recognised as such".”
“The silver hair and benevolent countenance of the aged cottager, won my reverence.”
“For example, one could buy membership to the Newport Casino for $500, but keeping up appearances afterward was a pill for it was not unknown for an average “cottager” to spend $25,000-$40,000 on staff and maintenance of their residence alone.”
“The silver hair and benevolent countenance of the aged cottager won my reverence, while the gentle manners of the girl enticed my love.”
“Three red-tops (so far) had come up with the 'exclusive' ploy of hanging around secluded highland public conveniences all night, in the hope of running into the headhunter, or at least some would-be cottager they could accuse.”
“Christ, the cops would have an easier time trying link them to 'the headless cottager' than the shooting of the computer - geek, as they were only twenty miles away from that one.”
“After five or six years of layering, the structure grows top-heavy and may at last tumble down in a gale, a useful find for a cottager in need of dry kindling.”
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