Cainy Ball and Joseph, who performed this latter operation, were if possible wetter than the rest; they resembled dolphins under a fountain, every protuberance and angle of their clothes dribbling forth a small rill.
It was a featureless convexity of chalk and soil—an ordinary specimen of those smoothly-outlined protuberances of the globe which may remain undisturbed on some great day of confusion, when far grander heights and dizzy granite precipices topple down.
In this gable was no window, chimney, ornament, or protuberance of any kind.
Of these eight carved protuberances only two at this time continued to serve the purpose of their erection—that of spouting the water from the lead roof within.
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The child has a protuberant abdomen caused by malnutrition.
The pituitary gland is a pea-sized protuberance located at the base of the brain.