Origin of cottager
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The baron raged like a tiger, and the cottager laid about him like a thresher.Maid Marian
Thomas Love Peacock
A Cottager and his wife had a hen which laid every day a golden egg.
The tree was discovered by a cottager, whose wife was ill in bed.Chatterbox, 1906
I inquired of a cottager residing on the spot what the thing meant?
On his return after a vacation, the clergyman met the cottager's wife.Jokes For All Occasions
- a person who lives in a cottage
- a rural labourer
- mainly Canadian a person holidaying in a cottage, esp an owner and seasonal resident of a cottage in a resort area
- history another name for cotter 2
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