Definition: cottage pie aka sheppards pie. A meaty pie, usually beef with a layer of crrrrrrrrreeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaamy potato placed on top and then this dish is baked in an oven. There are vegetarian options available as matthew knows.
Oh fuck because i stayed out and didn't tell her my wife cottage pied me.
My mum made me cottage pie last night and it made me cry.
The dish is very similar to Shepherds Pie, the difference being in the meat used. Cottage Pie uses beef and Shepherds Pie uses lamb.