The floorless, tumble-down cabin was a palace, the ragged gray blankets silk, the furniture rosewood and mahogany.
Boxes and dusty bottles littered one side of the floorless apartment, and spider webs hung from the rafters.
For some forty years it stood a mere roofless, floorless, windowless shell, an unpicturesque ruin.
They were in a roofed and walled but floorless shed, built into the warehouse itself.
Here a flagstaff and a custom-house (a floorless hut of mangrove stakes roofed with stakes) had been erected.
They were all roofless and floorless, but the walls were unharmed except for occasional holes and scars.
He must get the passengers off the floorless bridge that might ignite at any moment.
The cooking stove was in a little, cold, floorless shed, and there mother baked some corn griddle-cakes for our supper.
But her house was more interesting to us with its floorless kitchen, and room covered with a neat rag carpet underlaid with straw.
Old English flor "floor, pavement, ground, bottom (of a lake, etc.)," from Proto-Germanic *floruz "floor" (cf. Middle Dutch and Dutch vloer, Old Norse flor "floor," Middle High German vluor, German Flur "field, meadow"), from PIE *plaros "flat surface" (cf. Welsh llawr "ground"), enlarged from *pele- (2) "flat, to spread" (see plane (n.1)).
Meaning "level of a house" is from 1580s. The figurative sense in legislative assemblies (as opposed to the platform) is first recorded 1774. Spanish suelo "floor" is from Latin solum "bottom, ground, soil;" German Boden is cognate with English bottom. Floor plan attested from 1867.