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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 loft /ˈlɔft/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Loft n.
 1. 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. especially, an upper story located in a building with a business below, often having no partitions, and in cities sometimes converted into living quarters, or used as studios for artists.
    Eutychus . . . fell down from the third loft.   --Acts xx. 9.
 2. Golf Pitch or slope of the face of a club (tending to drive the ball upward).
 On loft, aloft; on high.  Cf. Onloft. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Loft, a. Lofty; proud. [R. & Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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)

 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) 2.0

      n 1: floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a
           factory or warehouse or other commercial space
      2: floor consisting of 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
      v 1: store in a loft
      2: propel through the air; "The rocket lofted the space shuttle
         into the air"
      3: kick or strike high in the air; "loft a ball"
      4: lay out a full-scale working drawing of the lines of a
         vessel's hull