half story

noun Architecture.
a usable living space within a sloping roof, usually having dormer windows for lighting.


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The top half story is the attic, which may or may not be finished.
There is a one-and-a-half story shed addition and a two-story shed addition on
  the back.
Corners are defined by two-and-one-half story mansard-roofed towers.
The house is two and one-half story house clad in weatherboard, with a hipped
  roof with a ridge and four external brick chimneys.
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