second floor


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second floor

n
1. Brit the storey of a building immediately above the first and two floors up from the ground. US and Canadian term: third floor
2. US and Canadian the floor or storey of a building immediately above the ground floor. British equivalent: first floor

sec′ond floor′


n.
the floor or story above the ground floor.
[1815–1825]
Translations
drugo nadstropje
References in classic literature ?
My only possible way to the second floor lay by the back of the house.
My quarters are on the first floor of this building," he said, "and the second floor also is fully occupied by warriors, but the third floor and the floors above are vacant; you may take your choice of these.
In a back room upon the second floor the lad was explaining, not without considerable difficulty, to his grandmother that he had decided to return to England upon the next steamer.
On the second floor, a garret-window lighted Felicite's room, which looked out upon the meadows.
Magdalen heard him chuckle over his own success in balking her curiosity on the subject of the second floor.
On the second floor she met the gnarled old woman who possessed the music box.
The first floor and part of the second floor were the portions of it that had been inhabited by Lord Montbarry and the members of the household.
It was a stone-flagged room upon the second floor, with a bed in a recess for him, and two smaller pallets on the other side, on which Aylward and Hordle John were already snoring.
They crossed a room filled with sailors of all nations drinking; ascended a staircase at the back of the house, and stopped at the door of the room on the second floor.
He lived in a lodging that was modest, to say the best of it, in the rue du Cours, on the second floor of a house belonging to Madame Lardot, the best and busiest washerwoman in the town.
The Boots volunteered to show me the room: it was on the second floor, and there was a small corridor leading up to it.
Billickin, turning upon him with ceremony, as if the time had now come when a distinct understanding on a difficult point must be arrived at, and a solemn confidence established, 'the second floor is over this.

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