Definition of rigging loft in US English:

rigging loft

noun

  • 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.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

rigging loft

/ˈrɪɡɪŋ lɒft/