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attic

attic, 2: of St. Peter’s, Rome; A, attic of main edifice; B, attic of the dome
1. A garret.
2. In classic building, a story built above the wall cornice.
3. (cap.) Pertaining to the district of Attica in Greece.
4. The ornamental construction above an entablature; often decorated.
5. The space between the ceiling framing of the topmost story and the underside of the roof framing.