Definition of Cockloft

1. Noun. A small loft or garret.

Generic synonyms: Attic, Garret, Loft

Definition of Cockloft

1. n. An upper loft; a garret; the highest room in a building.

Definition of Cockloft

1. Noun. A small attic or garret ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cockloft

1. a small attic [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cockloft

cockle-burr
cocklebur
cockleburr
cockleburs
cockled
cockler
cocklers
cockles
cockleshell
cockleshells
cockless
cocklicker
cocklickers
cocklike
cockling
cockloft (current term)
cocklofts
cockmaster
cockmasters
cockmatch
cockmatches
cockmunch
cockmuncher
cockmunchers
cockmunches
cockney
cockneycality
cockneyfication
cockneyfications
cockneyfied

Literary usage of Cockloft

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1. Works by Washington Irving (1897)
"THE cockloft HUMORS. Sitting late the other evening in my elbow- chair, indulging in that kind of indolent meditation, which I consider the perfection of ..."

2. Irvingiana: A Memorial of Washington Irving by Evert Augustus Duyckinck (1860)
"Jesse Merwin, Esq. "cockloft HALL. ... The cockloft summer- house and the fish-pond mentioned by Irving * From the Keening Post, Deo. ..."

3. The Memorial History of the City of New-York: From Its First Settlement to by James Grant Wilson (1893)
"Kemble, in a note to the Editor dated February, 1872, says: '' The old place near Newark, in New Jersey, christened 'cockloft Hall' by Mr. Irving, ..."

4. The Beauties of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1835)
"This was enough to set the body politic going; Mrs. cockloft began "my dearing" ... Mrs. cockloft thereupon turned up her eyes, and the young ladies their ..."

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