Definition of Stumpies
1. stumpy [n] - See also: stumpy
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Literary usage of Stumpies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Traits of American Humour by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1852)
"... opposite direction, with his heels ploughing the ice, like a shaft-horse holding back : " phew ! That's all you know about it—stumpies have troubles. ..."
2. Oliver Optic's Magazine by Oliver Optic (1875)
"If there'd only been time, he'd hev got out one of the old stumpies on the quarter-deck, most like, and plumped a whole bucket of old iron right at us. ..."
3. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1884)
"Munn's Early Bird proved winner in the topsail class, followed by Godwit, EA Gibbons, and Alaska, while of the stumpies Mr. ..."