Definition of attic:
- A low story above the main order or orders of a facade, in the classical styles; - a term introduced in the 17th century. Hence:
- A room or rooms behind that part of the exterior; all the rooms immediately below the roof.
- An Athenian; an Athenian author.
- 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.
Classical Greek, bedroom, dormer, garret, bean plant, bath, noggin, dome, pigeon loft, edible bean, closet, bower, bedchamber, den, covered stadium, bean, loft, bonce, boudoir, conservatory, chamber, domed stadium, cockloft, noodle.
She told me also how seldom it was that a Catholic could hear mass at Hare Street: sometimes, she said, a priest would lie there, and say mass in the attic; but not very often; and sometimes if a priest were in the neighbourhood they would ride over and hear mass wherever he happened to be.- "Oddsfish!", Robert Hugh Benson.
- "Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's", Laura Lee Hope.
- "Grand-Daddy Whiskers, M.D.", Nellie M. Leonard.