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cottage

1. a small simple house, esp in a rural area
2. US and Canadian a small house in the country or at a resort, used for holiday purposes

Cottage

A small rustic country house of the late eighteenth century.

Cottage

 

a single-family, individual residence (either urban or rural) on a small plot of land. Most cottages have two stories and an interior staircase. On the first floor there are usually pantries, a living room, and a kitchen; the bedrooms are on the second floor. After its emergence in England in the late 16th and early 17th century, the cottage became the traditional type of English dwelling. Cottages are also widespread in other European countries (primarily the Scandinavian countries) and in the United States. Most of the cottages in the USSR were built in the 1920's, primarily in new factory settlements.

REFERENCE

Ikonnikov, A. V. Sovremennaia arkhitektura Anglii…. Leningrad, 1958. Pages 125-40.

cottage

1. A relatively small house, often in a village, in the countryside, in a suburb, or at the seashore.
2. A small vacation house.
3. A dwelling, often temporary, that provides only basic shelter.
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The young woman was again occupied in arranging the cottage, the old man walked before the cottage in the sun for a few minutes, leaning on the arm of the youth.
And thus philosophising, like a much greater philosopher, upon clothes, I found myself involuntarily deducing the cottage family from the family washing.
Who in this humble out-of-the-way cottage could afford to wear that exquisite cambric petticoat edged with a fine and very expensive lace?
The Foot-Race once over, Perry's business at the cottage was at an end.
I remarked to her, however, before I fell asleep, that the cottage was now occupied, to which she returned no reply.
Robin is there in my cottage now, but you'll never take him alive.
At the same moment the third shell burst through the roof of the cottage, and exploded in the room, just inside the door.
The victims rushed from their cottage, and sought refuge in what they deemed a safer spot--where, in contemplation of such an emergency, a sort of barrier had been reared.
The victims rushed from their cottage, and sought refuge in what they deemed a safer spot -- where, in contemplation of such an emergency, a sort of barrier had been reared.
If you really want a cottage in the country," said he, "and the most absolute peace and quiet to be got in this world, I know of the very hing on my land in Lancashire.
Two days before the start of the march Spizo the Spaniard reported to the old man of Torn that he had overheard Father Claude ask Norman of Torn to come with his father to the priest's cottage the morning of the march to meet Simon de Montfort upon an important matter, but what the nature of the thing was the priest did not reveal to the outlaw.
An hour's walk along the winding banks brought me round to the cottage which had once been Mary's home.