As nouns the difference between loins and waist
is that loins
is plural of lang=en while waist
is the part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach.
The lower abdomen, groin and genitalia.
* fruit of one's loins
* gird up one's loins
* lumb-, lumbo-
* (l), (l) (obsolete)
The part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach.
A part of a piece of clothing that covers the waist.
The narrow connection between the thorax and abdomen in certain insects (e.g., bees, ants and wasps).
The middle portion of the hull of a ship or the fuselage of an aircraft.
(nautical) That part of the upper deck of a ship between the quarterdeck and the forecastle.
* 1851 ,
- There he stood, very quietly overlooking some sailmakers who were mending a top-sail in the waist .
(terms derived from waist)