a shoot developing from a tree stump.
- Stump up
verb 1. (adverb) (Brit, informal) to give (the money required)
noun 1. a type of embroidery popular in the 17th century, consisting of intricate, colorful designs padded with horsehair to make them stand out in relief. noun 1. a type of embroidery of the 15th to 17th centuries featuring raised or embossed figures, padded with cotton wool or hair
adjective, stumpier, stumpiest. 1. of the nature of or resembling a stump. 2. short and thick; stubby; stocky. 3. abounding in stumps: a stumpy field. adjective stumpier, stumpiest 1. short and thickset like a stump; stubby 2. abounding in or full of stumps
verb (used with object), stunned, stunning. 1. to deprive of consciousness or strength by or as if by a blow, fall, etc.: The blow to his jaw stunned him for a moment. 2. to astonish; astound; amaze: Her wit stunned the audience. 3. to shock; overwhelm: The world was stunned by the attempted assassination. 4. […]