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Meaning of COTTIER

Pronunciation:  'kâteeur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a medieval English villein
 

COTTIER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cotter
 
 See Also: helot, serf, villein

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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. [Written also
{cottar} and {cotter}.]

 

 

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