Pronunciation: (u-lôft', u-loft'), [key]
1. high up; far above the ground.
a. on the masts; in the rigging; overhead.
b. (on a square-rigged sailing ship) in the upper rigging, specifically, on or above the lower yards (opposed to alow).
3. in or into the air.
on or at the top of: flags flying aloft the castle.
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