- a small loft or attic above the highest finished ceiling of a building.
- a completely enclosed space between rafters and a suspended ceiling.
Origin of cockloft
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Historical Examples of cockloft
"We are going down to Cockloft Hall," explained Mr. Whitney.A Little Girl of Long Ago
Amanda Millie Douglas
This hasty and guarded conversation was carried on between two plebe cadets who had met in a corridor of the academy "cockloft."Frank Merriwell's Chums
Burt L. Standish
There is a cockloft, where the men write their letters, and rude benches, where they sit and smoke and tell yarns till bedtime.The Minute Man of the Frontier
W. G. Puddefoot
The audience numbered nearly two thousand, pit, gallery and cockloft being filled to overflowing.Shakspere, Personal Recollections
John A. Joyce
Then she told him where the steps were and insisted that he should go up into the cockloft to be sure that I was not there.Two Wars: An Autobiography of General Samuel G. French
Samuel Gibbs French
- a small loft, garret, or attic