Definition of Cottars

1. Noun. (plural of cottar) ¹



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Definition of Cottars

1. cottar [n] - See also: cottar

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cottars

cottage industry
cottage pie
cottage pies
cottage pink
cottage tent
cottage tulip
cottaged
cottageless
cottagelike
cottagers
cottages
cottagey
cottar
cottars (current term)
cottas
cotted
cotter
cotter pin
cotter pins
cottered
cottering
cotterless
cotters
cottid
cottids
cottier
cottiers
cottise

Literary usage of Cottars

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

1. Letters from the Highlands, Or, The Famine of 1847 by Robert Somers (1848)
"The serfdom of the cottars in Glen- shiel is rapidly undermining their morals. Smuggling used to be a favourite occupation, but this is giving place to an ..."

2. History of Logie-Coldstone and Braes of Cromar by John Grant Michie (1896)
"He has one female servant, one sub-tenant, and two cottars. ... He has no sub-tenants, but six cottars, one of whom is a weaver to trade. ..."

3. The Poets and Poetry of Scotland: From the Earliest to the Present Time by James Grant Wilson (1876)
"... cottars. "The snaw flees thicker o'er the muir, and heavier grows the lift; The shepherd closer wraps his plaid to screen him frac the drift; ..."

4. A Manual of Machinery and Millwork by William John Macquorn Rankine (1880)
"... to as being exposed to the action of a shearing force may be distinguished into fastenings, such as rivets, keys, wedges, gibs and cottars, and screws, ..."

5. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Staistical by Francis Hindes Groome (1885)
"... into the condition of the crofters and cottars of the Highland? and Islands of Scotland. The Commission, over which Lord Napier and Ettrick presided, ..."

6. A Tour in Ireland: With General Observations on the Present Statement of the by Arthur Young (1780)
"... 20 years ago : for though they have now 6d. and then had but^d. yet the rife'is not proportioned to that of rents: Villages of cottars will take farms ..."

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