Definition of Cottages

1. Noun. (plural of cottage) ¹

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Definition of Cottages

1. cottage [n] - See also: cottage

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cottages

cottage fries
cottage hospital
cottage hospitals
cottage industries
cottage industry
cottage pie
cottage pies
cottage pink
cottage tent
cottage tulip
cottages (current term)
cotter pin
cotter pins

Literary usage of Cottages

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Quarterly Review by George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1906)
"Country cottages. London: Heinemann, 1905. 4. Modern Housing in Town and Country. By JMK> Cornes. London: Batsford, 1905. 6. A Book of cottages and Little ..."

2. Prideaux's Precedents in Conveyancing: With Dissertations on Its Law and by Frederick Prideaux, John Whitcombe (1889)
"GIFT OF; cottages FOE ALMSHOUSES. churchwardens. cottages. The powers of tho trustees of any charity not within the above Acts depend on the terms of the ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: In by Sandford Nevile, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, James Manning (1834)
"cottages only, as well on the said commons as on the said meadows and common fields within the said parish; which plots of laud should be held, used, ..."

4. Rural Essays by Andrew Jackson Downing (1869)
"VIL ON SIMPLE RURAL cottages. September, 1846. THE simple rural cottage, ... Among the many failures in cottages, there are some very success- ..."

5. Old West Surrey: Some Notes and Memories by Gertrude Jekyll (1904)
"It is true that a good many of the older cottages were damp, or in other ways insanitary ; but it is to be regretted that, where alteration or rebuilding ..."

6. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau (1873)
"The cottages looked more snug and comfortable, and their inhabitants were seen only for a moment, and then went quietly in and shut the door, ..."

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