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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Strut  \Strut\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Strutted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Strutting}.]  [OE.  struten  strouten  to  swell;  akin  to  G. 
  strozen  to  be  swelled,  to  be  puffed  up  to  strut,  Dan. 
  strutte.] 
  1.  To  swell;  to  bulge  out  [R.] 
 
  The  bellying  canvas  strutted  with  the  gale. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  walk  with  a  lofty,  proud  gait,  and  erect  head;  to  walk 
  with  affected  dignity. 
 
  Does  he  not  hold  up  his  head,  .  .  .  and  strut  in  his 
  gait?  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Strutting  \Strut"ting\, 
  a.  &  n.  from  {Strut},  v.  --  {Strut"ting*ly},  adv 




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