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loin

(loyn),
The part of the side and back between the ribs and the pelvis.
Synonym(s): lumbus
[Fr. longe; E. lumbus]

loin

(loin)
n.
1. The part of the body of a human or quadruped on either side of the backbone and between the ribs and hips.
2. loins
a. The region of the hips, groin, and lower abdomen.
b. The reproductive organs.

loin

 The lower back from below the ribs to the pelvis

loin

(loyn)
The part of the side and back between the ribs and the pelvis.
Synonym(s): lumbus.
[Fr. longe; E. lumbus]

loin

The soft tissue of the back, on either side of the spine, between the lowest ribs and the pelvis. Compare GROIN.
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We have to wait until 2016 to see whether Swedish "vampire actor" Alexander Skarsgard, next in line for the loincloth, can do it.
Public demonstrations are commonplace in the Mexico City but nude and scantily clad protesters wearing politician's faces emblazoned across loincloths are startling anywhere on earth especially in a nation where modesty and Catholic mores are the norm.
The inventors of the female loincloth say the idea is to emancipate women from the constraints of conventional tight-fitting underwear, as well as from the hassles of finding the right size.
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Mr Watkins sings very well indeed, is athletic and toned (not always the case when the costume comes off and the loincloth goes on) and generally gives the role that little something extra - a quality only good actors can provide.
Eaton's mascot, a caricature Indian with a misshapen nose, wears a loincloth and eagle feather.
Complaints from construction workers at New York's Kennedy International Airport have forced an artist to paint a loincloth over a nude figure of the crucified Jesus.
Whatever happened to the quilled buckskin warshirts, fringed leggings and the loincloth?
The Fifth Element's Milla Jovovich steals the show, arriving virtually naked, in a chain-mail loincloth and a gold necklace for a bra.
Their tools, cave paintings and burial customs reveal it all to him just as if the man in the loincloth were free-associating in his consulting room.
"The Black Loincloth and the Son of Nzambi Mpungu." Forms of Folklore in Africa: Narrative, Poetic, Gnomic, Dramatic Austin: U of Texas P, 1977 144-51.
One portrays a squat male figure wearing a loincloth and headband.