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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).

COTTARAGE, n. The occupation of land under the cottar system.Ork. 1884 Crofters' Comm. Evidence II. 1481:
My brother and I took the farm of West Burgh in 1851 at £160, and all the land at that time was in a state of cottarage.

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"Cottarage n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 Sep 2022 <>



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