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attic

Architect a storey or low wall above the cornice of a classical façade

Attic

the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Athens: the chief literary dialect of classical Greek
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Attic

The top story or stories of a building; the structure’s termination against the sky.
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attic

[′ad·ik]
(building construction)
The part of a building immediately below the roof and entirely or partly within the roof framing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Attic

(dreams)
Any part of a house usually represents a part of yourself (dreamer = house). The attic is the last thing built. Consider the details of the dream and try to figure out what your unconscious is trying to tell you. Some believe that the attic symbolizes the higher self, or best self (i. e. the self that is in contact with the eternal). Others think that the attic symbolizes the sum total of your life’s work or it may predict how well you will do in old age. If the attic is full of “neat” stuff, it may imply that you are accomplishing wonderful things and are living up to your potential in this lifetime.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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