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 for loft
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loft \Loft\, a.
     Lofty; proud. [R. & Obs.] --Surrey.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A wooden club with a lofted face.        --Encyc. of
                                                    Sport.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loft \Loft\ (l[o^]ft), 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. ]
     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.
            [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
                  Eutychus . . . fell down from the third loft.
                                                    --Acts xx. 9.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Golf) Pitch or slope of the face of a club (tending to
        drive the ball upward).
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     On loft, aloft; on high. Cf. Onloft. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  loft
      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: loft, attic,
         garret]
      3: (golf) the backward slant on the head of some golf clubs that
         is designed to drive the ball high in the air
      4: a raised shelter in which pigeons are kept [syn: loft,
         pigeon loft]
      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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "loft":
     agency, atelier, attic, attic room, barbershop, beauty parlor,
     beauty shop, bench, butcher shop, cockloft, company, concern,
     corporation, desk, establishment, facility, firm, garret, hayloft,
     house, installation, institution, junk room, library, lumber room,
     office, organization, parlor, sail loft, shop, sky parlor, stacks,
     storeroom, studio, study, sweatshop, work site, work space,
     workbench, workhouse, working space, workplace, workroom, workshop,
     worktable
  
  

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