Definition of Surloin

1. n. A loin of beef, or the upper part of the loin. See Sirloin, the more usual, but not etymologically preferable, orthography.



Definition of Surloin

1. Noun. (alternative form of sirloin) ¹

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Definition of Surloin

1. the upper part of a loin of beef [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surloin

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surinamite
suring
surite
surjection
surjections
surjective
surjectivity
surlier
surliest
surlily
surliness
surlinesses
surling
surlings
surloin (current term)
surloins
surly
surmark
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surmisal
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Literary usage of Surloin

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"... the over-loin ; should be written surloin. R. seems to accept the derivation given in the extract, for he writes, " the loin of beef so entitled by ..."

2. The Cook's Oracle: Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery on the Most by William Kitchiner (1822)
"surloin. 2. Ramp. 3. Edge Bone. 4. Buttock. 6. Mouse Buttock. 6. Veiny Piece. 7. Thick Flank. 8. Thin Flank. 10. Fore rib : Five ribs. 11. ..."

3. The Cambrian (1907)
"As regards the name of our national joint, it is asserted that properly it should be spelled "surloin" from the French "sur"—upon, or above, and longe"—loin ..."

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