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loft building

noun
1.
a building of several floors with large areas of unobstructed space, originally rented out for light industrial purposes and now frequently converted to residential occupancy.
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  • “That was a loft building next to us,” said their father, curiously.

    The Girls of Hillcrest Farm

    Amy Bell Marlowe
  • They stopped before a sort of loft building, and, in the shadow of this, held a conference.

    Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist John T. McIntyre
  • Poissan's laboratory was at the top of a sort of loft building a dozen stories or so high.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • And the feverish concentration of the piece-work sewers in the window of the loft building.

    Fanny Herself Edna Ferber

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