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cottager

[kot-i-jer] /ˈkɒt ɪ dʒər/
noun
1.
a person who lives in a cottage.
2.
Also, cotter, cottier
[kot-ee-er] /ˈkɒt i ər/ (Show IPA)
. British. a rural worker; a laborer on a farm or in a small village.
3.
a person having a private house at a vacation resort.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; cottage + -er1
Related forms
noncottager, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cottier

cottier

/ˈkɒtɪə/
noun
1.
another name for cotter2 (sense 1)
2.
(in Ireland) a peasant farming a smallholding under cottier tenure (the holding of not more than half an acre at a rent of not more than five pounds a year)
3.
another name for cottager (sense 1)
Word Origin
C14: from Old French cotier; see cote1, coterie

cottager

/ˈkɒtɪdʒə/
noun
1.
a person who lives in a cottage
2.
a rural labourer
3.
(mainly Canadian) a person holidaying in a cottage, esp an owner and seasonal resident of a cottage in a resort area
4.
(history) another name for cotter2
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