Attic story

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Attic story See Attic n.
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Usage

In literature:

It is two stories high, with a third story of attic chambers in the gable roof.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 105, July 1866" by Various
But this attic story was not all composed of chambers thus dimensioned.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866" by Various
It has two stories, and a tier of very pleasant attic-rooms, two bathing-rooms, and the water carried into each story.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864" by Various
It was three stories high in appearance, the third being the attic.
"The Printer Boy." by William M. Thayer
Over the two stories was an unfurnished attic.
"A Cousin's Conspiracy" by Horatio Alger
It was a room, or rather an attic, with a closet, on the fourth story, at No.
"The Conspirators" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
The water forced us out of the second story up into the attic.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
About this time a frame cottage with two stories and attic was built by the school as a residence for Mr. Washington.
"Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements" by Various
Here the rising wall of the attic story of the house faced him, reaching to a point above his head.
"The Film of Fear" by Arnold Fredericks
In one house four stories had been torn away, leaving only the attic sheltered by the peaked roof.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
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In poetry:

Is it small transport, as with curious eye
You trace the story of each Attic sage,
To think your blooming praise shall time defy?
Shall waft, like odours, through the pleasing page?
"Elegy II. On Posthumous Reputation - To a Friend" by William Shenstone

In news:

From an Attic to 'American Horror Story: Asylum'.
Lea Michele's one-story house, built in 1920, features French doors, an office, attic space and two bedrooms.
Blue Mountain Lake, NY, Mar 01, 2011 — Andy Flynn's "Adirondack Attic" series continues with the story of a 1959 radio interview with Noah John Rondeau - the Hermit of Cold River.
A gripping story of a family in search of help for their son, Dalton, who fell into a coma after a mysterious incident in attic.
The blaze started in the attic of the five-story brick building.
The boat, however, was in an attic, and that's part of the story.
Woman recants story of being held hostage in attic, prosecutors to pursue anyway .
Fifty firefighters needed 30 minutes to extinguish the worst of the fire, which extended along the two top floors and attic area of a four-story garden-style apartment complex, according to a Prince George's County Fire Dept.
Before the days of concrete slabs and two-story houses, we were accustomed to having a basement and an attic.
According to the Asbury Park Press, the fire in the 2-and-a-half story duplex on Sewall Avenue began in the basement and worked its way to the attic through open bays behind walls Wednesday afternoon.
Woman recants story of being held hostage in attic.
Prosecutors in Northern California say they plan to pursue charges against a man accused of holding his ex-wife hostage in his attic - even though the woman has recanted the story.
Woman recants story of being held hostage in attic, prosecutors to pursue anyway.
California woman recants story of being held hostage in attic, but DA won't drop charges.
Prosecutors in Northern California say they plan to pursue charges against a man accused of holding his ex-wife hostage in his attic _ even though the woman has recanted the story.
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