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Definition of Attic

Attic
Attic At"tic, n. [In sense (a) from F. attique, orig. meaning Attic. See Attic, a.] 1. (Arch.) (a) A low story above the main order or orders of a facade, in the classical styles; -- a term introduced in the 17th century. Hence: (b) A room or rooms behind that part of the exterior; all the rooms immediately below the roof. 2. An Athenian; an Athenian author.
Attic
Attic At"tic, a. [L. Atticus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to Attica, in Greece, or to Athens, its principal city; marked by such qualities as were characteristic of the Athenians; classical; refined. Attic base (Arch.), a peculiar form of molded base for a column or pilaster, described by Vitruvius, applied under the Roman Empire to the Ionic and Corinthian and ``Roman Doric' orders, and imitated by the architects of the Renaissance. Attic faith, inviolable faith. Attic purity, special purity of language. Attic salt, Attic wit, a poignant, delicate wit, peculiar to the Athenians. Attic story. See Attic, n. Attic style, a style pure and elegant.

Meaning of Attic from wikipedia

- An attic (sometimes referred to as a loft) is a space found directly below the pitched roof of a house or other building; an attic may also be called...
- Attic Gr**** is the Gr**** dialect of the ancient region of Attica, including the polis of Athens. Often called cl****ical Gr****, it was the prestige dialect...
- Flowers in the Attic is a 1979 Gothic novel by V. C. Andrews. It is the first book in the Dollanganger Series, and was followed by Petals on the Wind...
- Flowers in the Attic is a 2014 Lifetime movie directed by Deborah Chow, starring Kiernan Shipka, Ellen Burstyn, Mason Dye, and Heather Graham. It is the...
- Toys in the Attic is a euphemism for insanity; it may also refer to: Toys in the Attic (play), a play by Lillian ****man Toys in the Attic (1963 film)...
- Aliens in the Attic is a 2009 American live-action/animated comic science fiction family film directed by John Schultz and starring Carter Jenkins, Austin...
- An attic ladder (US) or loft ladder (UK) is a retractable ladder that is installed into an attic door/access panel. They are used as an inexpensive and...
- A powered attic ventilator, or attic fan, is a ventilation fan which regulates the heat level of a building's attic by exhausting hot air. A thermostat...
- An attic is an area under the roof of a house. Attic may also refer to: The adjectival form of the word Attica, a historical region that encomp****es the...
- Cash in the Attic is a United Kingdom television show on the BBC. The show premiered in 2002. The programme's tagline was The show that helps you find...
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