Hutch vs Cottage - What's the difference?
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Hutch is a related term of cottage.
As nouns the difference between hutch and cottage
is that hutch
is a cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept while cottage
is a small house; a cot; a hut.
As verbs the difference between hutch and cottage
is that hutch
is to hoard or lay up, in a chest while cottage
is to stay at a seasonal home, to go cottaging.
A cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.
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A piece of furniture in which items may be displayed.
A measure of two Winchester bushels.
(mining) The case of a flour bolt.
(mining) A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit.
A jig for washing ore.
- To reach the courtroom, on the second floor, one passed sundry sunless county cubbyholes: the tax assessor,... the circuit clerk, the judge of probate lived in cool dim hutches that smelled
To hoard or lay up, in a chest.
(mining) To wash (ore) in a box or jig.
- She hutched the ore.
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.
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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.