To stick out

to cause to project or protrude; to render prominent.
To project; to be prominent.
- Pope.
To persevere in a purpose; to hold out; as, the garrison stuck out until relieved.
- Job xxxiii. 21.

See also: Stick, Stick, Stick

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.