rood loft

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rood loft

n.
A gallery built above a rood screen.
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In the midst of a lengthy catalogue of cheerful gilt saints and goodly rood lofts, Martyn made a marvelously offhand remark about a chapel once sumptuously kept up and supplied by his forbears: "I will that my heirs, when time serve, shall repair, place there and maintain all these things again.