Mez"za*nine (?), n. [F. mezzanine, It. mezzanino, fr. mezzano middle, fr. mezzo middle, half. See Mezzo.] (Arch.)


Same as Entresol.


A partial story which is not on the same level with the story of the main part of the edifice, as of a back building, where the floors are on a level with landings of the staircase of the main house.


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Mez"za*nine (?), n.


A flooring laid over a floor to bring it up to some height or level.

2. Also mezzanine floor. (Theat.)

A floor under the stage, from which various contrivances, as traps, are worked.


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