False attic

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an architectural erection above the main cornice, concealing a roof, but not having windows or inclosing rooms.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The safe house here, like some real ones, includes a false attic, the sort of spot in which a hunted airman might have hid.