Usage examples for jut

  1. I've known a man to be cured jut by turnin' and sailin' that way when he was sick. – Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less by Jennette Lee
  2. Rocks, huge and picturesque, jut out into the stream, affording beautiful views of the river and the distant city. – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  3. The jut of the Leipzig shuts out the view to the flanks, so that one can see little more than this. – The Old Front Line by John Masefield
  4. Often the stories of the houses jut out, one over the other. – A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees by Edwin Asa Dix
  5. Of the occasional rocks that jut out above the trees, one claims to be the jumping- off place of a Prague damsel who was tired of life; such places are pretty frequent in all scenery with any pretence to romance. – From a Terrace in Prague by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  6. I know such cedars on the ledges which jut southerly from the edge of the tiny plateau which is the top of Blue Hill and you may find them on many other ledges of the range. – Old Plymouth Trails by Winthrop Packard
  7. It gilded the gaunt houses that jut out upon the spine of the Borgo hill into the valley of the Tiber. – The Woman Who Did by Grant Allen
  8. Their mythological moon Jut- ho is figured by a beautiful young woman with a double sphere behind her head, and a rabbit at her feet. – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  9. By those eyes, as by his slow, forceful speech and rare gesture, as by a certain ruthless jut of jaw, was revealed the exploiter, the conquering white that has taken the South Pacific for an ordained possession. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  10. Lund stood staring at her, his face hard, his beard thrust out like a bush with the jut of his jaw. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  11. In the chief street of Elgin, the houses jut over the lowest story, like the old buildings of timber in London, but with greater prominence; so that there is sometimes a walk for a considerable length under a cloister, or portico, which is now indeed frequently broken, because the new houses have another form, but seems to have been uniformly continued in the old city. – A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson
  12. The voyage up the river presents a constant succession of wild and picturesque scenery; immense rocky capes jut out into the broad stream; for miles the banks are precipitous, like the Hudson River Palisades, only often much higher, and for other miles the river has worn its channel out of the rock, whose face looks bare and clean cut, as though it had been of human workmanship. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  13. 3 The good press agent understands that the virtues of his cause are not news, unless they are such strange virtues that they jut right out of the routine of life. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  14. The unemancipated workers construct steep, rocky dams that jut out into the free, unbridled sea. – Maxim Gorki by Hans Ostwald
  15. An hour she walked- down the cross- town street and a bit along the wide, bright, lighted driveway, its traffic long since died down to an occasional night- prowling cab, a skimming motor- car; then down a flight of curving stone steps with her slightly perceptible limp, and into the ledge of parkway where shadows took her into their velvet silence; down a second flight, across a railroad track, and to the water's edge, where a great coal- station ran a jut of pier out into the river. – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst
  16. 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
  17. Here and there the shores rise into cliffs, seamed at the top and inset on the face with slim white lady birches, or jut far into the waters as rocky promontories sparsely wooded with fir and balsam spruce. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  18. Next, spikes or spines jut out from the lattice, partly for additional protection, partly to keep the little body afloat at the surface of the sea. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe