cockloft

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noun cock·loft \ˈkäk-ˌlȯft\

Definition of cockloft

  1. :  a small garret

Examples of cockloft in a Sentence

  1. the ski chalet features additional sleeping quarters in its cockloft, which is accessible through a pull-down ladder

Origin and Etymology of cockloft

probably from 1cock


First Known Use: 1589



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