Definition of Stumps

1. Noun. (cricket) (plural of stump) ¹



2. Noun. (uncountable cricket) close of play (when the stumps are pulled out of the ground by the umpires) ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of stump) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stumps

1. stump [v] - See also: stump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stumps

stumpages
stumped
stumper
stumpers
stumpflite
stumpier
stumpies
stumpiest
stumpily
stumpiness
stumping
stumpknocker
stumplike
stumpnose
stumpnoses
stumps (current term)
stumpwork
stumpy
stums
stun
stun baton
stun gun
stun guns
stunad
stung
stunk
stunk on ice
stunkard
stunna
stunnas

Literary usage of Stumps

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1. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1881)
"Some portion of encroachment of the sea upon the land has evidently taken place since the country was settled, for in some places the stumps of trees which ..."

2. Injuries of Nerves and Their Consequences by Silas Weir Mitchell (1872)
"NEURAL MALADIES OF stumps. THE nervous affections of stumps are chorea, neuralgia, neuritis, and sclerosis. They have received but little notice at the ..."

3. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1897)
"The stumps had been removed from most of these spots by a steam shovel and had probably been reburied in the railroad embankment made close by. ..."

4. Transactions of the Society, Instituted at London, for the Encouragement of by Society of Arts (Great Britain, Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1825)
"As in the clearing of woodland the extirpation of stumps and roots is the most laborious part of the process, it has, of course, been the subject of much ..."

5. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1895)
"them had atrophied, and there was a complete mixture of ordinary thick ringworm stumps, and atrophied stumps. The former easily broke off, leaving the root ..."

6. Publications by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (1915)
"Red Cross Dynamite for clearing white oak stumps ranging from two to three feet in ... The stumps ranged from one-and-a-half to three feet in diameter, ..."

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