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A wooden or concrete pole used to support a house
The place where a campaign takes place
to campaign

He’s been stumping for that reform for months.

to baffle; to be unable to find an answer to a question or problem

This last question has me stumped.

An artists’ drawing tool made of rolled paper used to smudge or blend marks made with charcoal, Conté crayon, pencil or other drawing media
The remains of something that has been cut off; especially the remains of a tree, the remains of a limb
One of three small wooden posts which together with the bails make the wicket and that the fielding team attempt to hit with the ball
to stop, confuse, or puzzle
An occasion at which the campaign takes place
to walk heavily or clumsily, plod, trudge
{n} a block, the remaining part of a joint
If politicians stump the country or stump for a candidate, they travel around making campaign speeches before an election. When candidates went stumping around the country, people traveled for miles on foot, by horse, by carriage to hear them speak He was in Georgia stumping for Senator Wyche Fowler, a Democrat
One of the three pointed rods stuck in the ground to form a wicket and support the bails
in powder
If you are stumped by a question or problem, you cannot think of any solution or answer to it. John Diamond is stumped by an unexpected question Well, maybe I stumped you on that one
a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
To strike, as the toes, against a stone or something fixed; to stub
The legs; as, to stir one's stumps
To walk clumsily, as if on stumps
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
To bowl down the stumps of, as, of a wicket
Threads that are not trimmed properly, leaving a small end of thread
to get a batsman out stumped
{f} cut down to a stump, truncate; remove tree stumps; challenge, dare; perplex, confound; make a political campaign speech; stub, strike the end of something against a hard surface
In cricket, the stumps are the three wooden sticks that are placed upright in the ground to form the wicket
wooden or concrete poles used to support a house
= portion of limb remaining after amputation
travel through a district and make political speeches; "the candidate stumped the Northeast
A stump is a small part of something that remains when the rest of it has been removed or broken off. If you have a tree stump, check it for fungus The tramp produced a stump of candle from his deep pockets
an artists' drawing tool made of rolled paper used to smudge or blend marks made with charcoal, Conté crayon, pencil or other drawing media
A pin in a tumbler lock which forms an obstruction to throwing the bolt, except when the gates of the tumblers are properly arranged, as by the key; a fence; also, a pin or projection in a lock to form a guide for a movable piece
Biomass of a tree 5 inches d b h and larger from the ground to a height of 1 foot
(cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket
A word commonly used to refer to the residual limb (SEE RESIDUAL LIMB)
(cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled remove tree stumps from; "stump a field"
The part of a limb or other body remaining after a part is amputated or destroyed; a fixed or rooted remnant; a stub; as, the stump of a leg, a finger, a tooth, or a broom
If politicians are on the stump, they are campaigning for an election. The presidential candidates are on the stump today
To challenge; also, to nonplus
the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
The part of a tree or plant remaining in the earth after the stem or trunk is cut off; the stub
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
walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"
the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed
To cut off a part of; to reduce to a stump; to lop
Stump (n) - a place or an occasion used for a campaign speech "Candidates out on the stump" or "stumping the vote" are phrases often used when referring to candidates making campaign speeches
A short, thick roll of leather or paper, cut to a point, or any similar implement, used to rub down the lines of a crayon or pencil drawing, in shading it, or for shading drawings by producing tints and gradations from crayon, etc
{i} section of a tree trunk remaining in the ground after the tree has fallen or been cut down; artificial leg; heavy footstep; remaining part (of a limb, tooth etc.); figurative platform for political speeches; (Slang) short fat person
cause to be perplexed or confounded; "This problem stumped her"
travel through a district and make political speeches; "the candidate stumped the Northeast"
remove tree stumps from; "stump a field"
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