from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An upper floor used for the preservation or storage of fruit.


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  • When the enemy had been driven without, the children besieged the latch of a door that gave way before their united efforts, and slipped out of the worn staple that held it; and finally they bolted into a kind of fruit-loft, where they very soon fell to munching the dried plums, to the amusement of the commandant, who watched this spectacle.

    The Country Doctor

  • Mlle. Cadot always carried the keys of her cupboards and fruit-loft about with her.

    The Jealousies of a Country Town


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