storey

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From Middle English storie, from Medieval Latin historia (narrative), from Latin, possibly from narratives painted on medieval buildings.

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  • Conservative RP: /ˈstɔːɹɪ/
  • Contemporary RP: /ˈstɔːɹi/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːri
  • Homophone: story

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storey (plural storeys)

  1. A floor or level of a building or ship.
    For superstitious reasons, many buildings number their 13th storey as 14, bypassing 13 entirely.

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