loftsman [lawfts-muh n, lofts-] WORD ORIGIN noun, plural lofts·men. Shipbuilding. a person who prepares molds and patterns.
Origin of loftsman First recorded in 1900–05;+ + Usage note See . Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for loftsman loftsman noun plural -men a person who reproduces in actual size a draughtsman’s design for a ship or an aircraft, working on the floor of a building (mould loft) with a large floor area Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012