What does the word jut mean?

Usage examples for jut

  1. 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 by Francis Miltoun
  2. 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 by Frank L. Packard