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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: attique, from attique 'of ancient Athens', from Latin Atticus; from the use of an ancient Greek style in designing structures around the top of buildings

attic

noun
     
Related topics: House, Buildings
at‧tic [countable]
DHHTBB a space or room just below the roof of a house, often used for storing things:

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