Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Icel. lopt, air, heaven, loft, upper room; akin to AS. lyft, air, G. luft, Dan. loft, loft, Goth. luftus, air. Cf. Lift (v.) & (n.)
Weatherby looked to Drew, then to the loft ladder against the far wall.
"Ride Proud, Rebel!" by Andre Alice Norton
At the same time the girls in the loft crept across the floor toward the steps.
"The Blue Birds' Winter Nest" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Or a revival of 'The Wild Duck' in a loft on Bleecker Street?
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Then he pulled it away, and the sail which had formed his bed in the loft rolled down.
"Freaks of Fortune" by Oliver Optic
At the same moment Santa Klaus was in the house, in the loft where little Peter Mit had hung his stocking.
"Seven Little People and their Friends" by Horace Elisha Scudder
The tired French Canadians went quickly off to their beds in the fish-house loft.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
They climbed the ladder in one corner to the loft where Paul slept.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
At first our manager was baffled how the pirates were to ascend a ladder to their sleeping loft.
"Wappin' Wharf" by Charles S. Brooks
Then there was a granary in one corner, and a tool-room near it, and lofts and scaffolds above.
"Rollo's Philosophy. [Air]" by Jacob Abbott
Beyond the spar-loft the sail-loft had been set aside and fashioned most elegantly for refreshment.
"The Reckoning" by Robert W. Chambers
They ran their horse on the Langholm howm,
And brake their spears with meikle main;
The ladies lookit frae their loft windows--
"God bring our men weel hame again!"
"Johnnie Armstrang" by Andrew Lang
The soothingness and deep-toned tinkle, soft
Happenings of night, in pain there's nothing better.
Save tobacco, or long most looked for letter.
The different roof-sounds. House, shed, loft and scullery.
"Midnight" by Ivor Gurney
Then said she faintly: "O, contrive some way—
Some narrow winding turret, quite mine own,
To reach a loft where I may grieve alone!
It is a slight thing; hence do not, I pray,
This last dear fancy slay!"
"Heiress And Architect" by Thomas Hardy
Or where ripe apples pelt with gold
Some barn--around which, coned with snow,
The wild-potato blooms--she mounts its old
Mossed roof, and through warped sides, the knots have holed,
Lets her long glances glow
Into the loft below.
"Summer Noontide" by Madison Julius Cawein
As we come marching, marching, in the beauty of the day,
A million darkened kitchens, a thousand mill-lofts gray
Are touched with all the radiance that a sudden sun discloses,
For the people hear us singing, "Bread and Roses, Bread and Roses."
"Bread And Roses" by James Oppenheim
It is to hope, tho' hope were loft;
Tho' heaven and earth thy passion crost;
Tho' she were bright as sainted queens above,
And thou the least and meanest swain
That folds his flock upon the plain,
Yet if thou dar'st not hope, thou dost not love.
"Songs" by Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
He hit the clubs, held parties at his Soho loft, lost-weekended out in Sagaponack.
He is hoping to find a tenant for the office space he's carved out of the two buildings that were conjoined by 616 Lofts Development .
Façade upgrades and loft development tops ADICA to-do list.
New York gallerist Stefania Bortolami proves that her curating skills extend beyond art, with a dinner party at her Chelsea loft.
Nah, the designer would rather lounge with guests in her Manhattan loft as she celebrates her growing lifestyle brand with an Indian-themed dinner party .
Nah, the designer would rather lounge with guests in her Manhattan loft as she celebrates her growing lifestyle brand with an Indian-themed dinner party.
Courtesy of Ann Taylor Loft.
Douglas Durst Wants to Put Lofts for Techies and Galleries in Pier 40 to Keep It Afloat.
75 Grand St, Apt 5E A classic Soho loft: light-flooded, top-floor, sleeps three, overlooks a quiet block.
Use color to designate an area of a loft, like here on Hope Street in Williamsburg.
More Events at Loft Lounge at The Clarion.
New acoustic venue – Fiddler's Loft – opens in Water Valley.
New acoustic venue – Fiddler 's Loft – opens in Water Valley.
"When I moved here in 1967, they were giving lofts away," he said.
Thursday concert at The Loft must be rescheduled due to illness.
Feroci, et al., LOFT: a large observatory for x-ray timing, in: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, Vol. 7732 of Society of PhotoOptical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 2010. arXiv:1008.1009 . W. B.
Multiwavelength Astronomy and CTA: X-rays
The disk-halo clouds appear more likely to have been lofted away from the plane in structures that exist for perhaps 10 Myr before breaking up .
The Milky and its Gas: Cold Fountains and Accretion
The effects of potential violations of the no-hair theorem on iron line proﬁles and quasi-periodic variability may be observed with upcoming or future X-ray missions such as Astro-H, ATHENA and LOFT.
A Metric for Testing the Nature of Black Holes
Gas parcels with densities on the order of 10−2 cm−3 are present throughout the frothy thick disk of ionized and neutral gas lofted by supernova explosions in the plane.
Recent FUSE Observations of Diffuse O VI Emission from the Interstellar Medium