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English definition of “stump”

stump

verb [T usually passive] (CRICKET)    /stʌmp/
If the person hitting the ball in cricket is stumped, their turn to try scoring points is ended by a member of the other team knocking the bails off the stumps with the ball while they are outside a safe area.CricketGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of stump verb (CRICKET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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