Story Sto"ry, n.; pl. {Stories}. [OF. estor['e], estor['e]e, built, erected, p. p. of estorer to build, restore, to store. See {Store}, v. t.] 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. [Written also {storey}.] [1913 Webster]

Note: A story comprehends the distance from one floor to another; as, a story of nine or ten feet elevation. The spaces between floors are numbered in order, from below upward; as, the lower, second, or third story; a house of one story, of two stories, of five stories. [1913 Webster]

{Story post} (Arch.), a vertical post used to support a floor or superincumbent wall. [1913 Webster]

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