entresol


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en·tre·sol

 (ĕn′tər-sŏl′, ĕn′trə-, ŏn-trə-sôl′)
n.
A mezzanine, especially one just above the ground floor of a building.

[French : entre-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + sol, floor (from Latin solum).]

entresol

(ˌɒntrəˈsɒl; French ɑ̃trəsɔl)
n
(Architecture) another name for mezzanine1
[C18: from French, literally: between floors, from entre- inter- + sol floor, ground, from Latin solum]

en•tre•sol

(ˈɛn tərˌsɒl, ˈɑn trə-, ˈɛn-)

n.
a low story in a building between the ground floor and the floor above; mezzanine.
[1765–75; < French: literally, between-floor =entre- inter- + sol floor < Latin solum ground]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entresol - intermediate floor just above the ground floorentresol - intermediate floor just above the ground floor
storey, floor, story, level - a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?"
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These lodgings were in an entresol of the Place Royale, a perfectly reputable and private part of the town, and in many respects were highly eligible.
Comminges seized the servant around the waist and would have dragged her from her post; but at that instant a treble voice, proceeding from a kind of entresol, was heard screeching:
They could take the premier now, instead of the little entresol of the hotel which they occupied.