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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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a proud stiff pompous gait [syn: prance, swagger]
      2: brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal
      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]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See strut