A few weeks ago I was invited to a Soho loft for a board game day.
And yet this time his lift and loft will be weighted down by hard experience.
Nick ultimately moved back into the loft before the season ended.
Number two, and to me the far bigger disappointment: Quite to the contrary of loft, I wanted facts facts facts facts.
It was a lovely little two bedroom house in the U Street neighborhood--not big bedrooms, of course, but if we got a loft bed . . .
We have some wool in loft, which we should not be unwilling to exchange for worsteds.
I climbed up into the loft and threw down the hay for her, while she unharnessed her team.
Give me the pigeon and I'll follow her to her loft where ever it is.
The furry-pussy bell-ropes, like huge caterpillars, hung on the first loft.
In later days this was the kitchen, but in olden times the kitchen was a detached building, and the slaves slept in the loft.
"an upper chamber," c.1300, from late Old English loft "the sky; the sphere of the air," from Old Norse lopt "air, sky," originally "upper story, loft, attic" (Scandinavian -pt- pronounced like -ft-), from Proto-Germanic *luftuz "air, sky" (cf. Old English lyft, Dutch lucht, Old High German luft, German Luft, Gothic luftus "air").
Sense development is from "loft, ceiling" to "sky, air." Buck suggests ultimate connection with Old High German louft "bark," louba "roof, attic," etc., with development from "bark" to "roof made of bark" to "ceiling," though this did not directly inform the meaning "air, sky." But Watkins says this is "probably a separate Germanic root." Meaning "gallery in a church" first attested c.1500.
"to hit a ball high in the air," 1856, originally in golf, from loft (n.). Related: Lofted; lofting. An earlier sense was "to put a loft on" (a building), 1560s; also "to store (goods) in a loft" (1510s).