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Story

Sto´ry
n.1.A set of rooms on the same floor or level; a floor, or the space between two floors. Also, a horizontal division of a building's exterior considered architecturally, which need not correspond exactly with the stories within.
Story post
(Arch.) a vertical post used to support a floor or superincumbent wall.
1.A narration or recital of that which has occurred; a description of past events; a history; a statement; a record.
One malcontent who did indeed get a name in story.
- Barrow.
Venice, with its unique city and its Impressive story.
- Ed. Rev.
The four great monarchies make the subject of ancient story.
- Sir W. Temple.
2.The relation of an incident or minor event; a short narrative; a tale; especially, a fictitious narrative less elaborate than a novel; a short romance.
3.A euphemism or child's word for "a lie;" a fib; as, to tell a story.
v. t.1.To tell in historical relation; to make the subject of a story; to narrate or describe in story.
[imp. & p. p. Storied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Storying.]
Noun1.story - a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"
2.story - a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines"
3.story - structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building; "what level is the office on?"
Synonyms: storey, floor, level
4.story - a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
5.Storystory - a short account of the news; "the report of his speech"; "the story was on the 11 o'clock news"; "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"
6.story - a trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
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