Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: L- L. La Lb Lc Ld Le Lf Lg Lh Li Lj Ll Lm Lo Lp Lr Ls Lt Lu Lv Lw Lx Ly
logwood tree | logy | lohan | lohock | loimic | loin | loin of lamb | loincloth | loins | loir | loire

loin

RELATED WORDS :


 : 
Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

loinn. [OE. loine, OF. logne, F. longe, from (assumed) LL. lumbea, L. lumbus join. Cf. Lends, Lumbar, Nombles.].
  •  That part of a human being or quadruped, which extends on either side of the spinal column between the hip bone and the false ribs. In human beings the loins are also called the reins. See Illust. of Beef.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A cut of meat taken from this part of a food animal, as from cattle or hogs.  [PJC]
  •  The pubic area; the genitalia, especially in women; as, receptive loins.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

loin, n.
1 (in pl.) the part of the body on both sides of the spine between the false ribs and the hip-bones.
2 a joint of meat that includes the loin vertebrae.

Etymology
ME f. OF loigne ult. f. L lumbus

THESAURUS

loin

Chateaubriand, back, blade roast, breast, brisket, chuck, chuck roast, clod, cold cuts, dorsal region, dorsum, filet mignon, flank, knuckle, plate, plate piece, pot roast, rack, rib roast, ribs, ridge, roast, rolled roast, round, rump, rump roast, saddle, shank, short ribs, shoulder, shoulder clod, sirloin, tenderloin

ROGET THESAURUS

loin

Rear

N rear, back, posteriority, rear rank, rear guard, background, hinterland, occiput, nape, chine, heels, tail, rump, croup, buttock, posteriors, backside scut, breech, dorsum, loin, dorsal region, lumbar region, hind quarters, aitchbone, natch, natch bone, stern, poop, afterpart, heelpiece, crupper, wake, train, reverse, other side of the shield, back, rear, hind, hinder, hindmost, hindermost, postern, posterior, dorsal, after, caudal, lumbar, mizzen, tergal, behind, in the rear, in the background, behind one's back, at the heels of, at the tail of, at the back of, back to back, after, aft, abaft, astern, sternmost, aback, rearward, ogni medaglia ha il suo rovescio, the other side of the coin.

Laterality

N laterality, side, flank, quarter, lee, hand, cheek, jowl, jole, wing, profile, temple, parietes, loin, haunch, hip, beam, gable, gable end, broadside, lee side, points of the compass, East, Orient, Levant, West, orientation, lateral, sidelong, collateral, parietal, flanking, skirting, flanked, sideling, many sided, multilateral, bilateral, trilateral, quadrilateral, Eastern, orient, oriental, Levantine, Western, occidental, Hesperian, sideways, sidelong, broadside on, on one side, abreast, alongside, beside, aside, by the side of, side by side, cheek by jowl, to windward, to leeward, laterally, right and left, on her beam ends, his cheek the may of days outworn.


For further exploring for "loin" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #01: Welcome to the NEXT Bible Web Interface and Study System!! [ALL]
created in 0.26 seconds
powered by bible.org