Aloft is defined as something that is elevated.(adverb)
An example of something that could be aloft is a hot air balloon.
The definition of aloft is to be on top of something.(preposition)
An example of something being aloft is a helicopter on a building.
See aloft in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < o, on, on + loft < ON lopt: see loft
See aloft in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old Norse ā lopt
Origin: : ā, in; see an- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + lopt, air.
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