short loin

[ shawrt loin ]
/ ˈʃɔrt ˈlɔɪn /


a portion of beef from the hindquarter, behind the ribs, typically cut into steaks, including strip steaks, T-bones, and porterhouses.

Nearby words

  1. short iron,
  2. short jenny,
  3. short leg,
  4. short line,
  5. short list,
  6. short metre,
  7. short money,
  8. short notice, on,
  9. short odds,
  10. short of

Origin of short loin

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019