Twice she protruded her gouty fingers, with swollen ends; and twice she drew them back to stroke her brows.
But now, it appeared that the tile which protruded from the cement floor was removable.
Besides their cutlasses, they were armed with boarding-pikes, which protruded three feet in advance.
Winkleman puffed out his chest and protruded his great beard.
Their livid gums, from which most of their teeth had already fallen, protruded far beyond their lips.
Smoke was curling upward from the stovepipe which protruded above the roof.
On the march, the troops came to a place where the Chaudiere swept a smooth beach, through which protruded parts of sand-roots.
At last with great caution the head and feet were protruded.
Resting again, it protruded its foot on the left side, pulled with its full force, and freed the shell.
The detective spun about, and protruded his heavy chin at the Duke.
1610s, "to thrust forward or onward, to drive along;" 1640s, "to cause to stick out," from Latin protrudere "thrust forward; push out," from pro- "forward" (see pro-) + trudere "to thrust" (see extrusion). Intransitive meaning "jut out, bulge forth" recorded from 1620s. Related: Protruded; protruding.
protrude pro·trude (prō-trōōd')
v. pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing, pro·trudes
To push or thrust outward.
To jut out; project.