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aloft

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Adverb
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a=loft

CIDE DICTIONARY

aloftadv. [Pref. a- + loft, which properly meant air. See Loft.].
  •  On high; in the air; high above the ground.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  In the top; at the mast head, or on the higher yards or rigging; overhead; hence (Fig. and Colloq.), in or to heaven.  [1913 Webster]
aloftprep. 
     Above; on top of.  [1913 Webster]
    "Fresh waters run aloft the sea."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

aloft, predic.adj. & adv.
1 high up; overhead.
2 upwards.

Etymology
ME f. ON {aacute} lopt(i) f. {aacute} in, on, to + lopt air: cf. LIFT, LOFT

THESAURUS

aloft

aboard, above, abovestairs, afloat, airward, all aboard, aloof, athwart the hawse, athwarthawse, aye, before the mast, high, high up, in flight, in sail, in the air, in the clouds, on board, on board ship, on deck, on high, on shipboard, on stilts, on the peak, on tiptoe, over, overhead, skyward, straight up, tiptoe, to the zenith, topside, up, upstairs, upward, upwards

ROGET THESAURUS

aloft

Height

N height, altitude, elevation, eminence, pitch, loftiness, sublimity, tallness, stature, procerity, prominence, colossus, giant, grenadier, giraffe, camelopard, mount, mountain, hill alto, butte, monticle, fell, knap, cape, headland, foreland, promontory, ridge, hog's back, dune, rising ground, vantage ground, down, moor, moorland, Alp, uplands, highlands, heights, knob, loma, pena, picacho, tump, knoll, hummock, hillock, barrow, mound, mole, steeps, bluff, cliff, craig, tor, peak, pike, clough, escarpment, edge, ledge, brae, dizzy height, tower, pillar, column, obelisk, monument, steeple, spire, minaret, campanile, turret, dome, cupola, skyscraper, pole, pikestaff, maypole, flagstaff, top mast, topgallant mast, ceiling, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, altimetry, batophobia, satellite, spy-in-the-sky, high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall, gigantic, Patagonian, towering, beetling, soaring, hanging (gardens), elevated, upper, highest, high reaching, insessorial, perching, upland, moorland, hilly, knobby, mountainous, alpine, subalpine, heaven kissing, cloudtopt, cloudcapt, cloudtouching, aerial, overhanging, incumbent, overlying, superincumbent, supernatant, superimposed, prominent, tall as a maypole, tall as a poplar, tall as a steeple, lanky, on high, high up, aloft, up, above, aloof, overhead, airwind, upstairs, abovestairs, in the clouds, on tiptoe, on stilts, on the shoulders of, over head and ears, breast high, over, upwards, from top to bottom, e meglio cader dalle finistre che dal tetto.


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