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Definitions of stump
n. - The part of a tree or plant remaining in the earth after the stem or trunk is cut off; the stub. 2
n. - 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. 2
n. - The legs; as, to stir one's stumps. 2
n. - One of the three pointed rods stuck in the ground to form a wicket and support the bails. 2
n. - 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. 2
n. - 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. 2
v. t. - To cut off a part of; to reduce to a stump; to lop. 2
v. t. - To strike, as the toes, against a stone or something fixed; to stub. 2
v. t. - To challenge; also, to nonplus. 2
v. t. - To travel over, delivering speeches for electioneering purposes; as, to stump a State, or a district. See To go on the stump, under Stump, n. 2
n. - To put (a batsman) out of play by knocking off the bail, or knocking down the stumps of the wicket he is defending while he is off his allotted ground; -- sometimes with out. 2
n. - To bowl down the stumps of, as, of a wicket. 2
v. i. - To walk clumsily, as if on stumps. 2

The word "stump" uses 5 letters: M P S T U.

Direct anagrams of stump:
  tumps

Words formed by adding one letter before or after stump (in bold), or to mpstu in any order:
e -   septum   h -   thumps   o -   upmost   r -   trumps   s -   stumps   u -   sputum   y -   stumpy  

Shorter words found within stump:
mu   mus   must   mut   muts   pus   put   puts   smut   stum   sum   sump   sup   tump   tup   tups   um   ump   umps   up   ups   us   ut   uts  

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