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Noun

Singular
stump

Plural
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  1. the remains of something that has been cut off; especially the remains of a tree, the remains of a limb
  2. (politics) the place where a campaign takes place
  3. (politics) an occasion at which the campaign takes place
  4. (cricket) 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
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) an artists’ drawing tool made of rolled paper used to smudge or blend marks made with charcoal, Conté crayon, pencil or other drawing media
  6. wooden or concrete poles used to support a house.

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Verb

Infinitive
to stump

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to stump (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) to baffle; to be unable to find an answer to a question or problem.
    This last question has me stumped.
  2. (intransitive) to campaign
    He’s been stumping for that reform for months.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to get a batsman out stumped
  4. (intransitive) to walk heavily or clumsily

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