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 Stumers,Stump Orator (in America). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stump.
 
To take to the stump. To roam about the country speechifying.   1
   To stump the country. To go from town to town making [political] speeches.   2
        “The Irish members have already taken to the stump.”—A Daily Journal.
 


 Stumers,Stump Orator (in America). 

 
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