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English definition of “stump”

stump

noun [C]
 
 
/stʌmp/
SHORT PART the short part of something that is left after most of it has been removed: a tree stump Things remaining
SPORT one of the three vertical wooden sticks that you throw a ball at in the game of cricket CricketGeneral terms used in ball sports
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