or stomping ground
a habitual or favorite haunt.
a habitual or favourite meeting or gathering place
See stomping ground
Also, old stamping ground. A habitual or favorite haunt, as in Whenever we visit, we go back to our old stamping ground, the drugstore nearest the high school. This term alludes to a traditional gathering place for horses or cattle, which stamp down the ground with their hooves. [ Early 1800s ]
noun, Mining. 1. a mill or machine in which ore is crushed to powder by means of heavy stamps or pestles. noun 1. (metallurgy) a machine for crushing ore
noun 1. a tax whose revenue is derived from the sale of stamps that are required to be affixed to certain retail merchandise and legal documents.
noun 1. a male given name, form of Stanley.
noun 1. the position or bearing of the body while standing: legs spread in a wide stance; the threatening stance of the bull. 2. a mental or emotional position adopted with respect to something: They assumed an increasingly hostile stance in their foreign policy. 3. Sports. the relative position of the feet, as in addressing […]