verb (used without object), pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing.
verb (used with object), pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing.
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Besides their cutlasses, they were armed with boarding-pikes, which protruded three feet in advance.Captain Kyd, Vol. II|Joseph Holt Ingraham
Not only was the placenta unusually large in these flowers, but it also protruded beyond the ovary.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters
The protruded portion of the tongue undergoes a livid discoloration, sometimes diffuse, sometimes disseminated.
A thumb was hitched carelessly in the front pocket of his chaps, which pocket served also as a holster for the .45 that protruded.Bucky O'Connor|William MacLeod Raine
From these protruded wounded furniture—the leg of a table, the broken arm of a chair, a headless statue.With the French in France and Salonika|Richard Harding Davis