Usage examples for jut

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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. 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