Meaning of rigging loft in English:

rigging loft

Pronunciation /ˈrɪɡɪŋ lɒft/


  • 1Nautical
    A large room or workshop in which rigging is prepared before fitting to a ship.

  • 2US Theatre
    The space above a stage from which the scenery is manipulated.

    Recorded earliest in attributive use.


Early 18th century; earliest use found in New-England Courant. From rigging + loft.