The definition of a cottage is a small, single story house on a farm or in the country, or on a resort and used as a vacation rental.(noun)
An example of a cottage is a small house you would rent while on vacation.
See cottage in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME cotage < ML cotagium < OFr cote or ME cot, cot
See cottage in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English cotage
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , from Medieval Latin cotāgium
Origin: , of Germanic origin.
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