- see loin (Wiktionary)
“But "loins" is what we should expect, not "belly" (womb), which applies to the woman.”
“I’d reached the age where lit-up eyes were a rarity for me, so I could feel the whole notion of her steal up my legs and through my loins and upper body every time thereafter when I happened to see her I love the word loins and would like to bring it back.”
“The lumbar region is what is commonly called the loins, sir.”
“In our loins are the possibilities of millions of lives.”
“One can only hope that your loins are as barren as your intellect and that you will not have the opportunity to spawn a future generation of hateful little Chrises to carry on your “legacy”.”
“She was beginning to understand that this hollow ache she felt in her loins was a direct response to the virile hardness of Webb.”
“And about his loins was a belt sup - porting a small, fastened case and a long dagger of pointed bone.”
“And about his loins was a belt supporting a small, fastened case and a long dagger of pointed bone.”
“About his loins was the torn skin of a lion and his gray hair hung in wild ragged locks upon his bone-thin shoulders.”
“Round his loins was a tiger-skin, and a lion-skin formed his upper garments.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘loins’.
English words of Anglo-Saxon origin.
Protagonists and relevant words in the Book of Creation (Source: King James Bible)
The new favourite words of people on Twitter.
A script searches Twitter for "X is my new favorite word" and adds it to this list.
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All words spotted in 2008...
e.g., The Elements of Style, Franny and Zooey, Portrait of the Artist, This Side of Paradise
...or otherwise early Germanic.
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