[loin-klawth, -kloth] /ˈlɔɪnˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ/
noun, plural loincloths
[loin-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈlɔɪnˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ (Show IPA)
a piece of worn around the or hips, especially in tropical regions as the only item of clothing.
a piece of cloth worn round the loins Also called breechcloth
1859, from loin + cloth.
[loin] /lɔɪn/ noun 1. Usually, loins. the part or parts of the human body or of a quadruped animal on either side of the spinal column, between the false ribs and hipbone. 2. a cut of meat from this region of an animal, especially a portion including the vertebrae of such parts. 3. loins. Idioms […]
- Loin tip
noun See top sirloin
[lwar] /lwar/ noun 1. a river in France, flowing NW and W into the Atlantic: the longest river in France. 625 miles (1005 km) long. 2. a department in central France. 1853 sq. mi. (4800 sq. km). Capital: St.-Étienne. /French lwar/ noun 1. a department of E central France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: St Étienne. […]
[lwar-at-lahn-teek] /lwar at lɑ̃ˈtik/ noun 1. a department in NW France. 2695 sq. mi. (6980 sq. km). Capital: Nantes. /French lwaratlɑ̃tik/ noun 1. a department of W France, in Pays de la Loire region. Capital: Nantes. Pop: 1 174 120 (2003 est). Area: 6980 sq km (2722 sq miles)