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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loft  \Loft\,  n.  [Icel.  lopt  air,  heaven,  loft,  upper  room  akin 
  to  AS  lyft  air,  G.  luft,  Dan.  loft  loft,  Goth.  luftus  air. 
  Cf  {Lift},  v.  &  n.  ] 
  That  which  is  lifted  up  an  elevation.  Hence  especially: 
  a  The  room  or  space  under  a  roof  and  above  the  ceiling  of 
  the  uppermost  story. 
  b  A  gallery  or  raised  apartment  in  a  church,  hall,  etc.; 
  as  an  organ  loft. 
  c  A  floor  or  room  placed  above  another;  a  story. 
 
  Eutychus  .  .  .  fell  down  from  the  third  loft. 
  --Acts  xx  9. 
 
  {On  loft},  aloft;  on  high.  Cf  {Onloft}.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loft  \Loft\,  a. 
  Lofty;  proud.  [R.  &  Obs.]  --Surrey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loft  \Loft\,  n.  (Golf) 
  Pitch  or  slope  of  the  face  of  a  club  (tending  to  drive  the 
  ball  upward). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loft  \Loft\,  v.  t. 
  To  make  or  furnish  with  a  loft;  to  cause  to  have  loft;  as  a 
  lofted  house;  a  lofted  golf-club  head. 
 
  A  wooden  club  with  a  lofted  face.  --Encyc.  of 
  Sport. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loft  \Loft\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lofted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Lofting}.] 
  To  raise  aloft;  to  send  into  the  air;  esp.  (Golf),  to  strike 
  (the  ball)  so  that  it  will  go  over  an  obstacle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  loft 
  n  1:  a  large  unpartitioned  space  over  a  factory  or  warehouse  or 
  other  commercial  space 
  2:  an  open  space  at  the  top  of  a  house  just  below  roof;  often 
  used  for  storage  [syn:  {attic},  {garret}] 
  3:  a  raised  shelter  in  which  pigeons  are  kept  [syn:  {pigeon 
  loft}] 
  v  1:  store  in  a  a  loft 
  2:  propel  through  the  air:  "The  rocket  lofted  the  space  shuttle 
  into  the  air" 
  3:  kick  or  strike  high  in  the  air,  of  a  ball 
  4:  lay  out  a  full-scale  working  drawing  of  the  lines  of  a 
  vessel's  hull 




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