See also:surface of a
See also:room, but specially employed for one covered with boarding or parquetry . The various levels of rooms in a
See also:house are designated as " ground-
See also:floor," " first-floor," " mezzanine-floor," &c . The
See also:principal floor is the storey which contains the chief apartments whether on the ground- or first-floor; in Italy they are always on the latter and known as the " piano nobile." The storey below the ground-floor is called the "
See also:basement-floor," even if only a little below the level of the pavement outside; the storey in a roof is known as the "
See also:attic-floor." The expressions one pair, two pair, &c., apply to the storeys above the first
See also:flight of stairs from the ground (see also
See also:CARPENTRY) .
HENRY FLOOD (1732-1791)
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