Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having two stories, and only two, as a house.
- In forestry, comprising on the same area two classes, which vary considerably in height, composed of trees of different species. In a two-storied forest the taller trees form the overwood or upper story; the shorter trees form the underwood or lower story. The term is not applicable to forests under reproduction, in which the appearance of two stories is the temporary result of an incomplete process, but to those forests of which the two stories of growth are a natural and permanent feature.
“The harbor is ringed with seafood restaurants, most of them two-storied, family-run enterprises.”
“In 2 schoolrooms there are two-storied beds along the wall in a row.”
“Up on Adeline, near Tenth -- fine neighborhood an 'fine two-storied house.”
“The building was much, much longer than it was wide; what appeared to be a small, two-storied building was an enormous, narrow, two-storied building, with the greater part of it concealed by trees and the angle of the hills among which it was nestled.”
“It was a widespread, comfortable-looking building, two-storied, slate-roofed, with great yellow blotches of lichen upon the gray walls.”
“It was a poky, little, shabby-genteel place, where four lines of dingy two-storied brick houses looked out into a small railed-in enclo - sure, where a lawn of weedy grass and a few clumps of faded laurel-bushes made a hard fight against a smoke-laden and uncongenial atmosphere.”
“With a pixy grin, she ushers Bill and I into their two-storied house on the edge of town.”
“The octagonal structure was surmounted by a circular dome; the interior was divided by a circular two-storied colonnade, and was “adorned with gold and silver and lamps, railings and doors of solid bronze, columns and crucibles brought from Rome and Ravenna,” and a famous mosaic in the dome.”
“Mud-brown, two-storied brick buildings huddled along his snowbound street.”
“Each solid brick home, many of which were two-storied, contained a bathing room with an adult-length bath made of tightly packed bricks that were sealed and covered with a gypsum plaster, making the bathing areas virtually waterproof.”
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