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Attic (adj.)

1590s, "pertaining to Attica" (q.v.), the region around Athens, from Latin Atticus "Athenian," from Greek Attikos "Athenian, of Attica." The Attic dialect came to be regarded as the literary standard of ancient Greece, and it passed into the koine of the Alexandrine and Roman periods. Attested from 1560s as an architectural term for a type of column base.

attic (n.)

"top story under the roof of a house," by 1807, shortened from attic story (1724). Attic in classical architecture meant "a small, square decorative column of the type often used in a low story above a building's main facade," a feature associated with the region around Athens (see Attic). The word then was applied by architects to "a low decorative facade above the main story of a building" (1690s in English), and it then came to mean the space enclosed by such a structure. The modern use is via French attique. "An attic is upright, a garret is in a sloping roof" [Weekley].

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Definitions of Attic
1
attic (n.)
floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage;
Synonyms: loft / garret
attic (n.)
informal terms for a human head;
Synonyms: bean / bonce / noodle / noggin / dome
attic (n.)
(architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof;
2
Attic (n.)
the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia;
Synonyms: Ionic / Ionic dialect / Classical Greek
3
Attic (adj.)
of or relating to Attica or its inhabitants or to the dialect spoken in Athens in classical times;
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