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attic1

Syllabification: at·tic
Pronunciation: /ˈadik
 
/

noun

A space or room just below the roof of a building.
Example sentences
  • Telli woke the next morning to the patter of rain on the roof above his attic room.
  • They had a small attic room in the roof which was full of old toys.
  • Spare bedrooms or large closets make good drying rooms, but hot attics and damp cellars generally do not.
Synonyms

Origin

late 17th century (as an architectural term designating a small order (column and entablature) above a taller one): from French attique, from Latin Atticus 'relating to Athens or Attica'.

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Attic2

Syllabification: At·tic
Pronunciation: /ˈatik
 
/

adjective

Of or relating to Athens or Attica, or the dialect of Greek spoken there in ancient times.
Example sentences
  • The Persians marched across the Attic peninsula and burned Athens.
  • As in the main scene, she wears a high-crested Attic helmet.
  • It is written in Attic Greek, with much studiedly antithetical rhetoric and frequent verbal borrowings from the classical authors.

noun

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The dialect of Greek used by the ancient Athenians, the chief literary form of classical Greek.

Origin

late 16th century: via Latin from Greek Attikos.

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