Definition of Cottiers

1. cottier [n] - See also: cottier



Lexicographical Neighbors of Cottiers

cottar
cottars
cottas
cotted
cotter
cotter pin
cotter pins
cottered
cottering
cotterless
cotters
cottid
cottids
cottier
cottiers (current term)
cottise
cottised
cottises
cottising
cottoid
cottoids
cottolene
cotton
cotton-candy
cotton-dust asthma
cotton-fibre embolism
cotton-mill fever
cotton-picking
cotton-root bark

Literary usage of Cottiers

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

1. Principles of Political Economy, with Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1896)
"OF cottiers. § 1. BY the general appellation of cottier tenure I designate all cases without exception in which the labour makes his contract for land ..."

2. Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1909)
"But, from the deficiency of capital, the custom of paying wages in land was so universal, that even those who worked as casual labourers for the cottiers or ..."

3. Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1868)
"OF cottiers. § 1. Bv the general appellation of cottier tenure I shall designate all cases without exception in which the labourer makes his contract for ..."

4. Manual of Political Economy by Henry Fawcett (1888)
"Cottier rent« arc nominal in pecuniary amount; because these rents are fixed so high, that it is impossible for the cottiers ever to pay them. ..."

5. Principles of Political Economy with Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1848)
"... position of a kind of half-proprietor of the land, and would sink into a cottier tenant. CHAPTER IX. OF cottiers. $ 1. BY the general appellation of ..."

6. Ireland: Industrial, Political, and Social by John Nicholas Murphy (1870)
"The crisis necessarily entailed great suffering on the working farmers, who were subject to excessive rents, and, through them, on the cottiers or labouring ..."

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