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tied cottage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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tied cottageˌtied ˈcottage noun [countable]  British EnglishDHH a house that a farm worker rents from a farmer while he is working on that farm
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tied cottageGrandfather's wage was the magnificent sum of twelve shillings per week and of course he lived in a tied cottage.He lives in a tied cottage owned by them.In addition there is one other institution which symbolizes the continuing dependency of agricultural workers upon local farmers - the tied cottage.The book was influential in the abolition of the tied cottage in the years following the war.The crux of the tied cottage problem, it was argued, was the shortage of rural housing.
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