cot-tier

cottager

[kot-i-jer]
noun
1.
a person who lives in a cottage.
2.
Also, cotter, cottier [kot-ee-er] . 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:
1540–50; cottage + -er1

noncottager, noun
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cottager (ˈkɒtɪdʒə)
 
n
1.  a person who lives in a cottage
2.  a rural labourer
3.  chiefly (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 cotter

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