from The 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.


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  • The harbor is ringed with seafood restaurants, most of them two-storied, family-run enterprises.

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  • In 2 schoolrooms there are two-storied beds along the wall in a row.

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  • 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.

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  • It was a widespread, comfortable-looking building, two-storied, slate-roofed, with great yellow blotches of lichen upon the gray walls.

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  • 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.

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  • With a pixy grin, she ushers Bill and I into their two-storied house on the edge of town.

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  • 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.

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  • Mud-brown, two-storied brick buildings huddled along his snowbound street.

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  • 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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