cottagernoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɒt.ɪ.dʒər/ us /ˈkɑː.t̬ɪ.dʒɚ/ old use
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- A cottager had one to five acres of land and depended on others for his living.
- More subdivided land holdings in the country made holdings of cottagers minuscule.
- The fifth and lowest class included the laborers and cottagers, who were usually tenants at will.
- The majority of the cottagers are away in the fields at work, and the place is elsewhere almost quiet.
- To every cottager in the parish he was a bounteous benefactor.