loin loin  /ˈlɔ ɪn/


  1. (n) a cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump
  2. (n) either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds


  1. After half an hour, he chooses a pork loin that he'll cook along with spaghetti in a sauce of fennel, eggplant, zucchini, onion and a small store-brand can of peeled whole tomatoes.
  2. Deftly, without the aid of a theodolite, an OPA demonstrator shows wholesale butchers how to trim a full loin from a beef.
  3. Most wore saffron robes or loin cloths, but 2,000 of the holiest were naked.


  1. Fat Tuna has new owners

    The New Fat Tuna dinner from The Fat Tuna Grill features a large, fresh loin cut of tuna steak seasoned and seared with fresh pineapple chipotle salsa and is served over coconut rice.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Delaware Coast Press

  2. Gas thief strikes Brainerd Road Rib & Loin

    One day after Channel 3 warned drivers in the Tennessee Valley to be aware of a gas thief, the person or people responsible strike another local business. The Brainerd Rib & Loin is the latest victim
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WRCB Chattanooga

  3. Pancetta-wrapped pork loin

    Serves 4 If you can cut a piece of string, you won't have a problem putting this pork loin together. The fresh tasting boneless meat is wrapped in Italian pancetta (cured pork that's salted and spiced, rather than smoky like bacon). As the meat roasts, the pancetta bastes it with salty, peppery drippings; fresh herbs add their aromatics, and the ...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. "And there's nothing wrong with dripping a little pork loin in there," said Prudhomme, who is famously overweight himself.
    on Feb 9, 2007 By: Paul Prudhomme Source: Washington Post

  2. "We absolutely love this music," says Katia. "Satie is so independent, so anti-conventionnel and very mean, but in a funny way. He doesn't write, 'play louder'; he writes, 'ouvrez la tête' or 'penser plus loin'."
    on Jul 29, 2009 By: Katia and Marielle Labèque Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "Music has no religion, no politics, no solitude," Ferland said, after a riveting performance of his "Un peu plus haut, un peu plus loin" by Isabelle Boulay. "Music is just a noise, a wonderful noise, and I'm just grateful to be a part...
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Jean-Pierre Ferland Source: Toronto Star

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