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.]

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