What is the origin of the word attic?

The word attic comes from Attica in ancient Greece.

There, an attic was a certain kind of low story above the main floor.

Over the centuries, however, attic has come to refer to any low space above the top floor of a building.

1 thought on “What is the origin of the word attic?”

  1. I hate the spelling of this word so much.
    It looks like it should be spelled attick.
    And spelled should be spelt.

    The English language sucks.
    It should be evolving all of the time.
    Screw rules.

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