cock-loft

cock-loft
A nickname for the English Court of the Vice-Chancellor.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • cock|loft — «KOK LFT, LOFT», noun. a small attic; garret. ╂[origin uncertain] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cock-loft — n. Garret, loft, attic, upper story …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cock-loft — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cock of the loft — The head or chief of a set • • • Main Entry: ↑loft …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cock Lane ghost — A 19th century illustr …   Wikipedia

  • cock-a-loft — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cockloft — cock•loft [[t]ˈkɒkˌlɔft, ˌlɒft[/t]] n. sts a small attic; garret • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • cockleloft — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: by alteration : cock loft * * * cockleloft see cock loft …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cockloft — Cock loft (?; 115) n. [Prop., a loft where cocks roost.] An upper loft; a garret; the highest room in a building. Dryden. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • garret — n. Attic, loft, cock loft, upper story …   New dictionary of synonyms


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