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Loftit, ppl. a. [Loft v. 1.] Of a house: Having a loft (Loft n. 4); of two (? or more) storeys. Of a room: Ceiled with boarding so as to form a loft above (Loft n. 4 b, d). — (1) He ordand that na Scottis men suld duel in ane house that vas loftit, bot rather in ane litil cot house; Compl. 96/27.
Proclamatioun … dischairging all the inhabitants of this burgh fra baiking of anie breid in any heich or loftit housses bot in laich selleris or volts vpone the grund; 1636 Edinb. B. Rec. VII. 177.
1666 Ib. X. 9.
(2) To caus big … ane hall and loftit chalmer with chymnais durris and windois; 1572 Black Bk. Taymouth 415.

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