A quaint Irish cottage.
An example of a cottage is a small house you would rent while on vacation.
- a small, usually one-storied house, often one that is the dwelling of a peasant or a farm laborer
- a house at a resort or in the country, used for vacations or as a summer home
- any of several separate dwelling units, as of an institution or camp, in which residents are housed in small groups
Origin of cottageMiddle English cotage from Medieval Latin cotagium from Old French cote or Middle English cot, cot
- A small, single-storied house, especially in the country.
- A usually small vacation house.
Origin of cottageMiddle English cotage from Anglo-Norman from Medieval Latin cotāgium of Germanic origin
(third-person singular simple present cottages, present participle cottaging, simple past and past participle cottaged)