n. pl. Stories. 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. All the rooms on one level of a building; a horizontal section of a building. 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.
- Story post (Arch.), a vertical post used to support a floor or superincumbent wall.
- n. A narration or recital of that which has occurred; a description of past events; a history; a statement; a record. The relation of an incident or minor event; a short narrative; a tale; especially, a fictitious narrative less elaborate than a novel; a short romance. A euphemism or child's word for 'a lie;' a fib; as, to tell a story.
- vb. To tell in historical relation; to make the ...