ETYM From French attique, orig. meaning Attic. Related to Attic.
1. Informal terms for a human head; SYN. bean, noodle, noggin.
2. (Architecture) A low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof.
ETYM A corruption of pentice.
1. An apartment located on the top floors of a building.
2. A structure or dwelling built on the roof of a building.