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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To hold out; to stretch forth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To hold out; to stretch forth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To hold out; stretch forth; extend forward: used especially of a spear.

Etymologies

Latin protendere, protensum; pro before, forth + tendere to stretch. (Wiktionary)

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