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loft

1. the space inside a roof
2. a gallery, esp one for the choir in a church
3. a room over a stable used to store hay
4. an upper storey of a warehouse or factory, esp when converted into living space
5. a raised house or coop in which pigeons are kept
6. Sport
a. (in golf) the angle from the vertical made by the club face to give elevation to a ball
b. elevation imparted to a ball
c. a lofting stroke or shot

Loft

An open space beneath a roof often used for storage; one of the upper floors of a warehouse or factory, typically unobstructed except for columns, with high ceilings; the upper space in a church, choir or organ loft.

loft

[lȯft]
(building construction)
An upper part of a building.
A work area in a factory or warehouse.
(textiles)
The quality of resilience possessed by wool that permits it to return to its original shape after deformation.
The degree of bulkiness of manufactured fibers and blends.

loft

1. Unceiled space beneath a roof, often used for storage. Also see attic, garret.
2. Upper space in a barn, e.g., cockloft, hayloft.
3. Upper space in a church or concert hall, e.g., choir loft, organ loft. Also see rood loft.
4. Unpartitioned space in a loft building.
5. In a theater stagehouse, the space between the top of the proscenium and the grid.
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ONE week at The Sail Loft in Devoran, which sleeps six, starts at pounds 504 rising to pounds 1,224 in peak season (www.
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Influenced by the New England sail loft architectural style, the house is constructed from weather board and has a full-height front window, providing light to the main 22ft reception room.
Cheryl, from Caernarfon, worked at the Black Boy in Caernarfon as a member of the inn's cleaning staff and at the Sail Loft restaurant in Y Felinheli as a waitress, and was a mum to sons Arwyn and Gethin and a wife to Ian.
With a super competitive environment among the lofts in Australia and New Zealand and a strong dollar, there are good deals to be had at your local sail loft.
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