Definition of cockloft in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒklɒft/


A small upper loft under the ridge of a roof.
Example sentences
  • As the ceilings were pulled, fire was moving across the cockloft from the adjacent hardware store.
  • There are three reasons for unusually rapid fire spread in a cockloft of a multiple dwelling or row of stores.
  • There are common cocklofts, large areas, and myriad void spaces through which fire can travel.

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