A*loft" (?; 115), adv. [Pref. a- + loft, which properly meant air. See Loft.] 1. On high; in the air; high above the ground. "He steers his flight aloft." Milton.

2. (Naut.) In the top; at the mast head, or on the higher yards or rigging; overhead; hence (Fig. and Colloq.), in or to heaven.

A*loft", prep. Above; on top of. [Obs.]

Fresh waters run aloft the sea.