loin

Part of speech: noun

The part of the body between the lower rib and the hip- bone.

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Usage examples "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", Maud Cruttwell.
  2. Distinguish between rib and loin chops of lamb or mutton. - "School and Home Cooking", Carlotta C. Greer.
  3. 2. Roast loin of mutton, brocoli, potatoes, bubble- and- squeak. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.