"We are going down to Cockloft Hall," explained Mr. Whitney.
This hasty and guarded conversation was carried on between two plebe cadets who had met in a corridor of the academy "cockloft."
There is a cockloft, where the men write their letters, and rude benches, where they sit and smoke and tell yarns till bedtime.
The audience numbered nearly two thousand, pit, gallery and cockloft being filled to overflowing.
Then she told him where the steps were and insisted that he should go up into the cockloft to be sure that I was not there.
The alley hugged itself in the joyful sensation that it had a miser and his hoard in the cockloft.
By 'cock' here can only be meant a cockloft, and perhaps, as it is at the end of the line, loft may have been effaced.
"It is an attractive programme, and I am a little tired of this cockloft," answered Bruslart.
A ladder connected with a hole in the roof enabled you to reach the cockloft, the guest room of the establishment.
Often the cockloft is empty in those whom Nature hath built many stories high.