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To go in and out
To go in for
To go in to
To go into
To go into liquidation
To go into particulars
To go it
To go it alone
To go it blind
To go large
To go off
To go off halfcocked
To go off the hooks
To go on
To go on the road
To go one's way
To go out
To go over
To go over to or To join
To go shares
To go the way of all the earth
To go through
To go through the mill
To go through with
To go to ground
To go to law
To go to loggerheads
To go to meat
To go to naught
To go to pot

To go on the stump definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stump Stump, n. [OE. stumpe, stompe; akin to D. stomp, G. stumpf, Icel. stumpr, Dan. & Sw. stump, and perhaps also to E. stamp.] 1. The part of a tree or plant remaining in the earth after the stem or trunk is cut off; the stub. 2. The part of a limb or other body remaining after a part is amputated or destroyed; a fixed or rooted remnant; a stub; as, the stump of a leg, a finger, a tooth, or a broom. 3. pl. The legs; as, to stir one's stumps. [Slang] 4. (Cricket) One of the three pointed rods stuck in the ground to form a wicket and support the bails. 5. A short, thick roll of leather or paper, cut to a point, or any similar implement, used to rub down the lines of a crayon or pencil drawing, in shading it, or for shading drawings by producing tints and gradations from crayon, etc., in powder. 6. A pin in a tumbler lock which forms an obstruction to throwing the bolt, except when the gates of the tumblers are properly arranged, as by the key; a fence; also, a pin or projection in a lock to form a guide for a movable piece. Leg stump (Cricket), the stump nearest to the batsman. Off stump (Cricket), the stump farthest from the batsman. Stump tracery (Arch.), a term used to describe late German Gothic tracery, in which the molded bar seems to pass through itself in its convolutions, and is then cut off short, so that a section of the molding is seen at the end of each similar stump. To go on the stump, or To take the stump, to engage in making public addresses for electioneering purposes; -- a phrase derived from the practice of using a stump for a speaker's platform in newly-settled districts. Hence also the phrases stump orator, stump speaker, stump speech, stump oratory, etc. [Colloq. U.S.]




 


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