loin


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Wikipedia.

loin

Anatomy the part of the lower back and sides between the pelvis and the ribs
References in classic literature ?
Beneath this they wore only a loin cloth of the same material, while their feet were shod with thick hide of some mammoth creature of this inner world.
There will be the leg to be salted, you know, which is so very nice, and the loin to be dressed directly in any manner they like."
I always say, we are quite blessed in our neighbours.My dear sir, if there is one thing my mother loves better than another, it is pork a roast loin of pork"
The repairs completed, old Marheyo gave me a paternal hug; and divesting himself of his 'maro' (girdle), swathed the calico about his loins, and slipping the beloved ornaments into his ears, grasped his spear and sallied out of the house, like a valiant Templar arrayed in a new and costly suit of armour.
"No more," responded Abel-Phittim "no more shall we feast upon the fat of the land-no longer shall our beards be odorous with frankincense--our loins girded up with fine linen from the Temple."
He led him into the king's cellar, and the man bent over the huge barrels, and drank and drank till his loins hurt, and before the day was out he had emptied all the barrels.
Preserve his army, put a bow of brass in the hands of those who have armed themselves in Thy Name, and gird their loins with strength for the fight.
Whatever occupation I chose, when not actually busied about them or their concerns, I had, as it were, to keep my loins girded, my shoes on my feet, and my staff in my hand; for not to be immediately forthcoming when called for, was regarded as a grave and inexcusable offence: not only by my pupils and their mother, but by the very servant, who came in breathless haste to call me, exclaiming, 'You're to go to the schoolroom DIRECTLY, mum, the young ladies is WAITING!!' Climax of horror!
Toast the rolls, then fill 2 with sausages and 2 with the pork loin steaks, sliced diagonally.
Varying weights of plastic wrapped trays containing Pork Boneless Loin Top Loin Roast with a Sell By date of 04.18.19 and a lot code of 099.
Combat de coqs, loin des preoccupations actuelles et futures des marocain(e)s.