Origin of attic
Definition for attic (2 of 2)
Origin of Attic
Related formsnon-At·tic, adjective, noun
Examples from the Web for attic
She would periodically show up at the house and stay in the attic, where she hung beads and burned incense.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My bedroom was square and yellow and brand-new; this one was an attic with a gray-blue wall curling into its ceiling.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It might be on a closet shelf or perhaps in the attic, wrapped tightly in thick twine.
It comes out of the drawer, the attic, the trunk of your car with the first tease of spring.
Remember when “the madwoman in the attic” was more than just a metaphor for the female imagination?Six Fictional Marriages that Have Gone Very, Very Wrong|Jean Hanff Korelitz|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was only an attic, but I think almost any little boy would have thought it a nice room.Four Winds Farm|Mrs. Molesworth
Then began the story of the first night at Wildwoods when Nora was determined to sleep in the attic.The Girl Scouts at Rocky Ledge|Lilian Garis
We may rightfully be reproached also with a somewhat Attic lightness, a lack of perseverance and of seriousness.The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study|Jean-Marie Guyau
In Ionian and early Attic sculpture women appear closely wrapped up in drapery.The Legacy of Greece|Various
The one big room he took for a library and laboratory, the other for dining room and parlor; the attic he fixed up for a bedroom.On the Seaboard|August Strindberg