verb (used without object), pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing.
verb (used with object), pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing.
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Hernia—Rupture which permits a part of the bowels to protrude.Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners |B.G. Jefferis
Inland, the arches from the aqueduct of the Siagne shed their bricks in wheat fields and protrude from clumps of hazels.Riviera Towns |Herbert Adams Gibbons
Yet they need not protrude beyond the surface; but why hide them?Principles of Decorative Design |Christopher Dresser
He could protrude a feline set of claws from his velvet glove.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.) |Leslie Stephen
The last word caused a woolly head to protrude from the after hatchway, revealing a youth about twice the size of Billy.The Young Trawler |R.M. Ballantyne