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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds; A cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump.

Usage examples (31)
  • The loin is short, strong and moderately tucked up.
  • I can't do, (ahem, make that not ALLOWED) anything else until the loin is prepared for supper.
  • They are close to the loin, which is the best cut on a pig.
  • The loin is the choicest cut, and the hump is all bone and fat. for more
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