There was a sense of standing together on the precipice, but holding each other aloft by sheer will, conjoined by rage.
The wind was very light, and studding-sails were set alow and aloft.
The most active men were aloft; but several gathered at the falls.
They came—the last stopping the boat—throwing it aloft—letting it drop—and crests of angry waves curled over the side.
As he spoke, he took a book from his desk, and waved it aloft.
And we could hear Ed Gurney whoop when he held a tin of it aloft.
He flushed the glass, and then stood erect, holding it aloft for an instant.
With eyes now turned from aloft to ahead, we retyped our seamanship to meet the altered conditions of the veer in our outlook.
Bobby abandoned the aeroplane for a kite and threw it aloft from Pike's Peak.
At least, if thou art harmed because of this loose quean, my axe will be aloft.
c.1200, from a Scandinavian source; cf. Old Norse a lopti "up above," literally "up in the air," from a "in, on" + lopt "sky, air, atmosphere; loft, upper room" (cf. Gothic luftus, Old High German luft, Old English lyft "air;" see loft).