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storied2

or (especially British) storeyed

[stawr-eed, stohr-] /ˈstɔr id, ˈstoʊr-/
adjective
1.
having stories or floors (often used in combination):
a two-storied house.
Origin of storied2
1615-1625
1615-25; story2 + -ed3
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  • At No. 120 there are two storeyed cellars and in one of them a well.

    Historic Paris Jetta S. Wolff
  • The trophied arches, storeyed halls invade And haunt their slumbers in the pompous shade.

    Essay on Man Alexander Pope
  • The extremities of each wing take the shape of square, three storeyed towers, surmounted by cupolas 20 feet high.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
British Dictionary definitions for storeyed

storeyed

/ˈstɔːrɪd/
adjective
1.
  1. having a storey or storeys
  2. (in combination): a two-storeyed house

storied

/ˈstɔːrɪd/
adjective
1.
recorded in history or in a story; fabled
2.
decorated with narrative scenes or pictures
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Word Origin and History for storeyed

storied

adj.

late 15c., "ornamented with scenes from history," from past participle of verb form of story (n.1). Meaning "celebrated in history or legend" is from 1725.

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