Bach vs Cottage - What's the difference?
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Bach is a related term of cottage.
As a proper noun bach
is of english-speakers.
As a noun cottage is
a small house; a cot; a hut.
As a verb cottage is
to stay at a seasonal home, to go cottaging.
(New Zealand, northern) A holiday home, usually small and near the beach, often with only one or two rooms and of simple construction.
* crib (New Zealand)
(US) To live apart from women, as with the period when a divorce is in progress (compare bachelor pad).
A small house; a cot; a hut.
A seasonal home of any size or stature. A recreational home or a home in a remote location.
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(UK, slang, dated) A public toilet.
Sense “public toilet” dates from 19th century, now only in gay slang.
* cottage cheese
* cottage hospital
* cottage industry
To stay at a seasonal home, to go cottaging.
(intransitive, British, slang) Of men: To have homosexual sex in a public lavatory; to practice cottaging.