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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. (context, drawing) 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.
  • French: souche
  • German: Stumpf
  • Spanish: estaca
  1. (intransitive) to baffle; to be unable to find an answer to a question or problem.
''This last question has me stumped.
  1. (intransitive) to campaign
He"s been stumping for that reform for months.
  1. (context, transitive, cricket, of a wicket keeper) to get a batsman out stumped

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