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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 strut /ˈstrʌt/
 高視闊步,支柱,抗壓材(vi.)趾高氣揚地走,腫脹(vt.)用支柱支撐,炫耀

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strut, v. t. To hold apart.  Cf. Strut, n., 3.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strut, a. Protuberant. [Obs.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strut v. t. [imp. & p. p. Strutted p. pr. & vb. n. Strutting.]
 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)

 Strut, n.
 1. The act of strutting; a pompous step or walk.
 2. Arch. In general, any piece of a frame which resists thrust or pressure in the direction of its own length. See Brace, and Illust. of Frame, and Roof.
 3. Engin. Any part of a machine or structure, of which the principal function is to hold things apart; a brace subjected to compressive stress; -- the opposite of stay, and tie.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 strut
      n 1: a proud stiff pompous gait [syn: prance, swagger]
      2: brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal
         compression
      v : to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to
          impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a hen
          house" [syn: swagger, ruffle, prance, sashay, cock]
      [also: strutting, strutted]