Cape Cod cottage
noun Etymology: Cape Cod, Mass. Date: 1916 a compact rectangular dwelling of one or one-and-a-half stories usually with a central chimney and steep gable roof — called also cape, Cape Cod

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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