short loin


Definition of short loin

: a portion of the hindquarter of beef immediately behind the ribs that is usually cut into steaks — see beef illustration

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One of my favorite beef cuts is New York steak, also known as New York strip, a cut from the upper part of the short loin section combining superb tenderness with rich flavor. Wolfgang Puck, Twin Cities, "Wolfgang Puck: Make your Fourth of July menu sizzle with grilled steaks," 3 July 2019

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First Known Use of short loin

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of short loin was circa 1923

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