Definition of Attics
1. Noun. (plural of attic) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Attics
1. attic [n] - See also: attic
Lexicographical Neighbors of Attics
Literary usage of Attics
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"... of the attics in the chateau appeared men-servants tearing their liveries to pieces. They flung their torn clothes into the garden, ..."
2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"attics 36. When a Parapet is placed on top of an Entablature it is called an ... Like Pedestals, attics vary much in size and in architectural treatment. ..."
3. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1881)
"[IN THE COURT OF APPEAL.] (Appeal from the Exchequer Division.) attics, coals and gas free, and his wife and girl cleaned the offices in the building. ..."
4. The American Vignola by William Robert Ware, Vignola (1904)
"144 attics WHEN a Parapet is placed on top of an Entablature it is called an ... Like Pedestals, attics vary much in size and in architectural treatment. ..."
5. Rudiments of Architecture, Practical and Theoretical by Joseph Gwilt (1839)
"BASEMENTS AND attics. As an alternative for employing orders upon orders, ... attics. attics should not be less than one-quarter, nor more than one-third of ..."
6. Hygiene and Sanitation: Gesundheitsbüchlein : a Popular Manual to Hygiene by Germany Kaiserliches Gesundheitsamt, Germany, Kaiserliches Gesundheitsamt (1904)
"attics and cellar dwellings (basements). Important for the healthy condition of ... The attics and basement dwelling-rooms must be considered also from a ..."
7. A Grammar of the New Testament Greek by Alexander Buttmann (1873)
"... which the attics prefer to use in the sense of the Aorist, see Acts xvi. 22. Respecting the Imperfect de conatu see below, 10 c) p. 205. ..."
8. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1870)
"The pavilions of this hospital are about 70 feet in height, consisting of a basement floor, three ward floors, and attics, and the distance between the ..."