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[kok-lawft, -loft] /ˈkɒkˌlɔft, -ˌlɒft/

noun, Older Use.
a small or attic above the highest finished ceiling of a building.
a completely enclosed space between rafters and a suspended ceiling.
a small loft, garret, or attic


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