American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of story2.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See story.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See story.
- n. a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
- From Middle English storie, from Medieval Latin historia ("narrative"), from Latin, possibly from narratives painted on medieval buildings. (Wiktionary)
“To the top of the eighth storey, which is the first addition, dating from the sixteenth century, now used as a belfry, the height is about 220 feet.”
“The Dining Hall, with its lobby and organ-gallery, occupies the entire storey, which is 187 feet long, 51 feet wide, and 47 feet high; it is lit by nine large windows, filled with stained glass on the south side; and is, next to Westminster Hall, the noblest room in the metropolis.”
“The obvious lesson to be gained from this episopde is to instantly report any confrontations to the police immediately too ensure that your "storey" is to be on record first.”
“I started construction and completed a 2 storey 3 Bedroom, 2 full bath, Lr, Dr/kit/laundry room, 2 roof top terraces home with an adjoining but separate mother-in law studio apartment and an enclosed parking space.”
“The top stair landing in Mi Pullman, a beautiful three storey, art nouveau town house in Chapala, Mexico.”
“The furs coming in the back door of this four-storey, nineteenth century red brick warehouse, had once covered living, breathing animals, now deceased and subject to the Law of Entropy.”
“As we will be in our 60's upon retirement we are considering a 3 bed single storey home within reasonable reach of good healthcare (say 1 hour), although currently our health is fine.”
“Next to the Mansión de don Aurelio Ibarra (# 15) is don Aurelio's old, two-storey mercantile building, built at the end of the last century.”
“NM sounds like it should, but dont freak if they add more to the storey. (maby alot more) although we may fing new moon perfect the way it is, i have a sneeky feeling that it will be alter slightley more then twilight was alterd,”
“Mannequins stand by for duty in upper storey of this draughty ladies shop in a small town on Highway 200 in Oaxaca.”
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