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Definition of Attic
AtticAttic At"tic, n. [In sense (a) from F. attique, orig. meaning
Attic. See Attic, a.]
(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. AtticAttic 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
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
to as a loft) is a space found directly below
roof of a house
building; an attic
may also be called...
in the Attic
is a 1979 Gothic novel
by V. C. Andrews. It is the first
book in the Dollanganger
Series, and was followed
on the Wind...
in the Attic
is a 2009 American
live-action/animated comic science fiction family
by John Schultz
and starring Carter
Gr**** is the Gr**** dialect
of the ancient region
of Attica, including
of Athens. Often called classical
Gr****, it was the prestige
in the Attic
is a 2014 Lifetime movie directed
Chow, starring Kiernan
Dye, and Heather
Graham. It is the...
- A powered attic
ventilator, or attic
fan, is a ventilation
fan which regulates
the heat level
of a building's attic
hot air. A thermostat...
- The Attic
(disambiguation) The Attic
(1962 film), an Italian comedy
film The Attic
(1980 film), a horror–thriller film starring
- 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
(meaning "favouring Attica", the region
in Greece) was a rhetorical movement
in the first quarter
of the 1st century
- The Attic numerals
are a symbolic number notation
used by the ancient
Gr****s. They were also known
as Herodianic numerals because
they were first
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