Word Origin for cottier
Words nearby cottier
How to use cottier in a sentence
Cottier, one of these, was paid a retaining fee of ten thousand crowns, besides great sums in lands and money.Quentin Durward|Sir Walter Scott
Poor Maurice, whose heart could never stand the slightest wrong done the humblest cottier on his land, how will he bear up now?The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II)|Charles James Lever
The greater number of them are, however, evidently the holdings of small cottier tenants.
Then follows a list of the little cottier tenants, and their holdings and services.
There were also holders of fardels or quarter-virgates, and half-fardels, or one-eighth-virgates, and other small cottier tenants.