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Attestive
Attestor
ATTHARATES
ATTHARIAS; ATHARIAS
Attic
Attic base
Attic calendar
Attic faith
attic fan
Attic purity
Attic salt
Attic story
Attic style
Attica
Attical
Atticism
Atticize
Attics
Atticus
Atticus atlas
Attiguous
Attiguousness
Attila
Attila the Hun
Attilio
atting
Attinge

Attic wit definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Attic At"tic, a. [L. Atticus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to Attica, in Greece, or to Athens, its principal city; marked by such qualities as were characteristic of the Athenians; classical; refined. Attic base (Arch.), a peculiar form of molded base for a column or pilaster, described by Vitruvius, applied under the Roman Empire to the Ionic and Corinthian and ``Roman Doric'' orders, and imitated by the architects of the Renaissance. Attic faith, inviolable faith. Attic purity, special purity of language. Attic salt, Attic wit, a poignant, delicate wit, peculiar to the Athenians. Attic story. See Attic, n. Attic style, a style pure and elegant.




 


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