jut

Part of speech: verb

To project.

Part of speech: noun

A projection.

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Usage examples "jut":

  1. Most of the buildings are occupied as stores below and dwelling houses above, with piazzas to the upper story, which jut over the narrow streets, and afford a shade for the side walks. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  2. Oaks and firs and huge limestone cliffs jut out from the top of the hillside on the right bank and shelter the town which lies below. - "Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country", Francis Miltoun.
  3. The yard here, a narrow strip of it paralleling the side fence, seemed to run back quite a distance, taking up a jut in the building. - "Doors of the Night", Frank L. Packard.