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Definition of Stump

Stump
Stump Stump, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stumped; p. pr. & vb. n. Stumping.] 1. To cut off a part of; to reduce to a stump; to lop. Around the stumped top soft moss did grow. --Dr. H. More. 2. To strike, as the toes, against a stone or something fixed; to stub. [Colloq.] 3. To challenge; also, to nonplus. [Colloq.] 4. To travel over, delivering speeches for electioneering purposes; as, to stump a State, or a district. See To go on the stump, under Stump, n. [Colloq. U.S.] 5. (Cricket) (a) To put (a batsman) out of play by knocking off the bail, or knocking down the stumps of the wicket he is defending while he is off his allotted ground; -- sometimes with out. --T. Hughes. (b) To bowl down the stumps of, as, of a wicket. A herd of boys with clamor bowled, And stumped the wicket. --Tennyson. To stump it. (a) To go afoot; hence, to run away; to escape. [Slang] --Ld. Lytton. (b) To make electioneering speeches. [Colloq. U.S.]
Stump
Stump Stump, v. i. To walk clumsily, as if on stumps. To stump up, to pay cash. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

Meaning of Stump from wikipedia

- Look up stump in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Stump may refer to: Stump (band), a band from Cork, Ireland and London, England Stump (cricket), one...
- Martin Stumph (born April 27, 1984), known professionally as Patrick Vaughn Stump, is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist...
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- Stumped is a method of dismissing a batsman in cricket, which involves the wicket-keeper putting down the wicket while the batsman is out of his ground...
- In cricket, the stumps are the three vertical posts that support the bails and form the wicket. Stumping or being stumped is a method of dismissing a...
- cut and felled, the stump or tree stump is usually a small remaining portion of the trunk with the roots still in the ground. Stumps may show the age-defining...
- A political stump speech is a standard speech used by a politician running for office. Typically a candidate who schedules many appearances prepares a...
- Stump grinders can be the size of a lawn mower or as large as a truck. Most accomplish their task by means of a high-speed disk with teeth that grinds...
- Alvin John Stump (October 20, 1916 – December 14, 1995), was an American author and sports writer. Stump spent time with Detroit Tigers' Hall of Fame...
- Eugene Andrew Stump (August 9, 1925 – c. 2014) is an American former professional basketball player. Stump was selected in the 1947 BAA Draft by the Boston...