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to go on the stump

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.

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