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||a small or modest detached home, usu. for one family.
The caretaker lived in a cottage behind the main house.Our family owns a cottage in Maine where we stay every summer.
||a small, detached dwelling, used for temporary periods, as at a resort, school, hospital facility, or the like.
We stayed in one of the hotel's cottages close to the lake.
- similar words:
- cabin, lodge