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Definition of Attics
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 Attics from wikipedia
- is often retained
, further compounding their
re****tion as inhospitable
environments. However, in recent years attics
have been insulated
(meaning "favouring Attica", the region
in Greece) was a rhetorical movement
in the first quarter
of the 1st century
- Leahey. "Attics
to Eden". Allmusic. Retrieved
2009-07-01. "Madina Lake - ' Attics
to Eden". Rock Sound. Retrieved
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...
Gr**** is the Gr**** dialect
of the ancient region
of Attica, including
of Athens. Often called classical
Gr****, it was the prestige
- 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
- 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
- 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...
in the Attic
is a 2014 Lifetime movie directed
Chow, starring Kiernan
Dye, and Heather
Graham. It is the...
- 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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