Definition of cottar in English:
(In Scotland and Ireland) a farm laborer or tenant occupying a cottage in return for labor.
- He had also freeborn cottars and slaves to farm his land.
- All villeins and cottars in the Seven Kingdoms gather to celebrate the successful harvests of the summer seasons and to prepare for the coming winter.
- All that could be carried off was taken, all that could not was wasted by the fires they kindled, even onto the humblest grain store-house of the poor cottars.
Definition of cottar in:
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