Cottage

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Cottage Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a small house with a single story

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  • a small house with a single story

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Cottage Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A small house is often called a cottage. This word comes from England where it is used to mean a house that has one main storey, with a second, lower storey of bedrooms which fit under the roof upstairs. In many places the word cottage is used to mean a small old-fashioned house. In the United States the word cottage is often used to mean a small holiday home.

Cottages are usually found in villages or in the countryside, rather than in the town. They are nearly always built from material that can be found nearby. A cottage may be built of stone, of brick or of timber. It may have a roof of tiles, slates, shingles, shakes or thatch.



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* Pale Death with impartial tread beats at the poor man's cottage door and at the palaces of kings. - Horace


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  • Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Announces Holiday Ticket Promotion and 2015 Opening of Feb. 26 in Novi
    The eighth annual Cottage & Lakefront Living Show returns to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. Thurs., Feb. 26 and runs through Sun., March 1 for property and vacation homeowners or those looking to buy, build or rent. (PRWeb December 18, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Novi/CottageShow/prweb12404204.htm Read more on this news related to 'Cottage'
  • No apartment plans, but developer wants cottage to go
    THE developer whose plans to build apartments on Bangalow's Station St were rejected by the Land and Environment Court now wants to demolish the aging weatherboard cottage on the site. Read more on this news related to 'Cottage'
  • In Cottage Grove, LeafLine Labs begins construction of medical marijuana facility
    Dirt is moving at the future site of LeafLine Labs' medical marijuana manufacturing facility in the Cottage Grove Business Park. Read more on this news related to 'Cottage'

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