story
I. noun (plural stories) Etymology: Middle English storie, from Anglo-French estoire, estorie, from Latin historia — more at history Date: 13th century 1. archaic a. history 1 b. history 3 2. a. an account of incidents or events b. a statement regarding the facts pertinent to a situation in question c. anecdote; especially an amusing one 3. a. a fictional narrative shorter than a novel; specifically short story b. the intrigue or plot of a narrative or dramatic work 4. a widely circulated rumor 5. lie, falsehood 6. legend, romance 7. a news article or broadcast 8. matter, situation II. transitive verb (storied; storying) Date: 15th century 1. archaic to narrate or describe in story 2. to adorn with a story or a scene from history III. noun also storey (plural stories; also storeys) Etymology: Middle English storie, from Medieval Latin historia narrative, illustration, story of a building, from Latin, history, tale; probably from narrative friezes on the window level of medieval buildings Date: 14th century 1. a. the space in a building between two adjacent floor levels or between a floor and the roof b. a set of rooms in such a space c. a unit of measure equal to the height of the story of a building <
one story high
>
2. a horizontal division of a building's exterior not necessarily corresponding exactly with the stories within

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