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Get a new bed first for residence (7)


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Here is my best explanation:

'residence' is the definition.

'get a new bed first' is the wordplay.
'new' is an anagram indicator.
'bed' becomes 'cot' (cot is a kind of bed).
'first' says to put letters next to each other.
'geta' with letters rearranged gives 'tage'.
'tage' put after 'cot' is 'COTTAGE'.

'for' is the link.


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(Other definitions for cottage that I've seen before include "Small house with a single storey", "Small home", "Cheese pie industries all may chase this", "Small one-storied house", "building", "Small single-storey dwelling", "small house", "Modest accommodation", "Country residence" and "Small place".)

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