Onloft
Onloft \On*loft"\, adv. Aloft; above ground. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

She kept her father's life onloft. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On loft — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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