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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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protrude
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • For a minute or more the hand, with its writhing fingers, protruded out of the floor.
  • His lip had fallen, his eyes were protruding, his skin the colour of putty, and he glared at the envelope which he still held in his trembling hand, ’K.
  • He was a middle-sized man, coarsely clad as became his calling, with a coloured shirt protruding through the rent in his tattered coat.
  • "When you see a man with whiskers of that cut and the ’Pink ’un’ protruding out of his pocket, you can always draw him by a bet," said he.
  • His rusty black frock-coat was buttoned right up in front, with the collar turned up, and his lank wrists protruded from his sleeves without a sign of cuff or shirt.
  • There were four protruding fingers and a horrid red, spongy surface where the thumb should have been.
  • Beside this table, on the wooden chair, sat Dr. Grimesby Roylott clad in a long grey dressing-gown, his bare ankles protruding beneath, and his feet thrust into red heelless Turkish slippers.
  • She stood with her figure outlined against the flood of light, one hand upon the door, one half-raised in her eagerness, her body slightly bent, her head and face protruded, with eager eyes and parted lips, a standing question.

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  • operate to repair the muscle wall through which the hernia protrudes

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