- 1[uncountable, countable] a piece of meat from the back or sides of an animal, near the tail loin of pork
- 2loins [plural] (old-fashioned) the part of the body around the hips between the waist and the tops of the legs
- 3loins [plural] (literary) a person's sex organs Idioms
to get ready to do something difficult The company is girding its loins for a plunge into the overseas market.
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