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It Has 5 letters ( a l o f t )         2 vowels ( a o )         3 consonants ( l f t )         Word on the contrary tfola

Which the Definition/Meaning of aloft in categoryENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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* alow

Which the Definition/Meaning of aloft in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (US) enPR: ə-lôft', IPA(key): /əˈlɔft/ Rhymes: -ɔːft * (US, _cot_–_caught_ merger, Canada) enPR: ə-lŏft', IPA(key): /əˈlɑft/ * (Received Pronunciation) enPR: ə-lŏft', IPA(key): /əˈlɒft/ Rhymes: -ɒft

Which the Definition/Meaning of aloft in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From Old Norse _á_ _lopti_ (“in the sky”)

From Old Norse á lopti (in the sky)

Which the Definition/Meaning of aloft in categoryENGLISH - ADVERB
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ALOFT (_comparative_ MORE ALOFT, _superlative_ MOST ALOFT) * in the air; in the sky _high winds ALOFT_ * above, overhead, in a high place; up * 1883, Robert Louis Stevenson, _Treasure Island_: Someone's turned the chest out alow and ALOFT. * 1954, William Golding, _Lord of the Flies_: He noticed that he still held the knife ALOFT and brought his arm down, replacing the blade in the sheath. * (nautical) in the top, at the masthead, or on the higher yards or rigging. * 1859, James Fenimore Cooper, _The Red Rover: A Tale_: I think you said something concerning the manner in which yonder ship has anchored, and of the condition they keep things alow and ALOFT? TRANSLATIONS RELATED TERMS * loft * lofty

aloft (comparative more aloft, superlative most aloft)

  1. in the air; in the sky
    high winds aloft
  2. above, overhead, in a high place; up
  3. (nautical) in the top, at the masthead, or on the higher yards or rigging.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of aloft in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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* float

Which the Definition/Meaning of aloft in categoryENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* aloft in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

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