sirloin

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sirloin \Sir"loin'\, noun [A corruption of surloin. Not so called because this cut of beef was once jocosely knighted (dubbed Sir Loin) by an English king, as according to a popular story.] A loin of beef, or a part of a loin. [Written also {surloin}.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Surloin \Sur"loin'\ (s[^u]r"loin'), noun [F. surlonge; sur upon + longe loin. See {Sur-}, and {Loin}.] A loin of beef, or the upper part of the loin. See {Sirloin}, the more usual, but not etymologically preferable, orthography. [Also spelled {sirloin}.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sirloin

noun

1: the portion of the loin (especially of beef) just in front of the rump


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