What does the word loft mean?

Usage examples for loft

  1. The three went around to the back of the organ loft. – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. The " hotel" was a saloon with a loft where you might sleep if you had courage. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  3. Mesty hastened to obey, and soon returned with a report that there was a trap- door leading into the loft under the roof, and that they could draw the ladder up after them. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat