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

Jut \Jut\ (j[u^]t), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Jutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jutting}.] [A corruption of jet.]

1. To shoot out or forward; to project beyond the main body; as, the jutting part of a building. "In jutting rock and curved shore." --Wordsworth.

It seems to jut out of the structure of the poem. --Sir T. Browne.

2. To butt. [Obs.] "The jutting steer." --Mason.

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

Jut \Jut\, noun

1. That which projects or juts; a projection.

2. A shove; a push. [Obs.] --Udall.

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

jut

noun

1: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns" [syn: {bulge}, {bump}, {hump}, {swelling}, {gibbosity}, {gibbousness}, {jut}, {prominence}, {protuberance}, {protrusion}, {extrusion}, {excrescence}]

2: the act of projecting out from something [syn: {protrusion}, {projection}, {jut}, {jutting}]

verb

1: extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff" [syn: {stick out}, {protrude}, {jut out}, {jut}, {project}]


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