tied cottage
noun Date: 1899 British a cottage or house owned by an employer (as a farmer) and reserved for occupancy by an employee

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  • tied cottage — n BrE a house that a farm worker rents from a farmer while he is working on that farm …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Tied cottage — A tied cottage is a dwelling house typically owned by an employer that is only rented out to their employees, If the resident leave their job for any reason then they must move out of the house. Thus the employee is tied to that employer. This… …   Wikipedia

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  • tied cottage — /taɪd ˈkɒtɪdʒ/ (say tuyd kotij) noun British a cottage, usually owned by a farmer and rented to an employee …   Australian English dictionary

  • tied cottage — noun Britain : a cottage maintained by an employer (as a farmer) for occupancy by an employee …   Useful english dictionary

  • tied cottage — noun (C) BrE a house that a farm worker rents from a farmer while he is working in that farm …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Tied Cottage Chase — The Tied Cottage Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt race in Ireland. It is run at Punchestown Racecourse in February, over a distance of 2 miles. The race is named after Tied Cottage, a National Hunt horse who was first past the post in the 1980… …   Wikipedia

  • cottage — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ humble, little, simple, small, tiny ▪ charming, cosy/cozy (esp. AmE), picturesque, quaint …   Collocations dictionary

  • tied house — noun 1. Britain : a business house that is under contract to buy of a particular firm; especially : a public house rented from or mortgaged to a brewery with or through whom the local proprietor is pledged to do all his liquor buying 2. Britain …   Useful english dictionary

  • tied — [[t]ta͟ɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A tied cottage or house belongs to a farmer or other employer and is rented to someone who works for him or her. [BRIT] He lives with his wife in a tied cottage in Hamsey. 2) → See also tie …   English dictionary

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