Origin of cottager
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Examples from the Web for cottier
His proper name was Cottier; he had always been known as Jemy-Lord.The Manxman
I had never liked Mr Cottier, but I felt a sort of pity for him.Jim Davis
Cottier, his translation of fables into French from Tuscan, 159 note.
Cottier, his translation of fables into French from Tuscan, iv.
His father was a cottier—there were many here in those times.Poets and Dreamers
Lady Augusta Gregory and Others
C14: from Old French cotier; see cote 1, coterie
- 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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