Part of speech: noun

A loin of beef. surloin.

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Usage examples "sirloin":

  1. The mode of carving is similar to that of the sirloin, viz. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  2. He explained afterwards that he felt as if he were carrying a sirloin of beef into a queen's parlour. - "The Passionate Elopement", Compton Mackenzie.
  3. Mrs. Pomfret now seeing how far she had been imposed upon, resolved, for the future, to be more upon her guard with Felix, and felt that she had treated Franklin with great injustice, when she accused him of malpractices about the sirloin of beef. - "The Parent's Assistant", Maria Edgeworth.