The bottom part of a tree left projecting from the ground after most of the trunk has fallen or been cut down. Each of the three upright pieces of wood that form a wicket. A cylinder with conical ends made of rolled paper or other soft material, used for softening or blending marks made with a crayon or pencil. Engaged in or involving political campaigning. (of a question or problem) be too hard for; baffle. Walk stiffly and noisily. Travel around (a district) making political speeches. Use a stump on (a drawing, line, etc.).