Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A projection in a building; also, a pier or mole; a jetty

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A projection in a building; also, a pier or mole; a jetty.
  • v. To project beyond.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To project beyond.
  • To jut; project.
  • n. A projection, as in a building; also, a pier or mole; a jetty.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Cf. ‘no jutty, frieze, buttress, nor coign of vantage, but this bird hath made his pendent bed and procreant cradle.’

    Quentin Durward

  • Linking one and knocking the next, tapting a flank and tipting a jutty and palling in and pietaring out and clyding by on her eastway.

    Finnegans Wake

  • “Why, Cricket,” he called out, “have you drug Captain Russell all the way out onto this-here jutty jest so you kin chaw his ear off?”

    Nevermore

  • In fact, books flocked there as martlets did to Macbeth's castle; there was "no jutty frieze or coigne of vantage" but a book had made it his "pendent bed," -- and it appeared

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 24, October, 1859

  • Copenhagen (having sent the wounded before him,) arrived at the Roads, and landed on the jutty.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 342, November 22, 1828

  • Opening the door to a chink, Rosalie saw the Miss Pockets, shivering, the permanent decoration on the nose of the elder Miss Pocket very conspicuous and agitatedly swinging, ushered into the study, and presently her father follow his jutty nose into the study after them, and very shortly after that the

    This Freedom

  • He swung round and pushed his dark face and jutty nose into the face of Bolas.

    This Freedom

  • Miss Pockets driven out as it were by the jutty nose and looking thinner and colder than ever before.

    This Freedom

  • One of these thin, sallow, dyspeptic parties, with deep lines down either side of his mouth, a bristly, jutty little mustache, and ratty little eyes.

    The House of Torchy

  • "But we can't; it is too far to climb to that first jutty-out place, and we can't crawl under and then up, like flies."

    Three Little Cousins

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