a·loft / əˈlôft/ • adj. & adv. up in or into the air; overhead: the congregation sways, hands aloft | [as adv.] she held her glass aloft. ∎ up the mast or into the rigging of a sailing vessel.
aloft XII. ME. o loft(e) — ON. á lopt(i), i.e. á in, on, to, A-1, lopt air, sky (see LOFT).
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