What does the word loin mean?

Usage examples for loin

  1. Three of them are in the tight- fitting clothes in which Signorelli loved to display the fine proportions and splendidly- developed muscles of his figures, and the other two are draped only with the Pollaiuolesque striped loin- cloth. – Luca Signorelli by Maud Cruttwell
  2. Distinguish between rib and loin chops of lamb or mutton. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  3. 2. Roast loin of mutton, brocoli, potatoes, bubble- and- squeak. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton