cottiers


cottiers
n. resident of a cottage, resident of a shack

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • cotter — Cottier Cot ti*er ( t[i^]*[ e]r), n. [OF. cotier. See {Coterie}, and cf. {Cotter}.] In Great Britain and Ireland, a person who hires a small cottage, with or without a plot of land. Cottiers commonly aid in the work of the landlord s farm.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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