tree stump

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Noun1.tree stump - the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felledtree stump - the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
plant part, plant structure - any part of a plant or fungus
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
stool - (forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings
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While I was stooping over a group of hollyhocks planted on the top of the only thing in the shape of a hill the garden possesses, the April baby, who had been sitting pensive on a tree stump close by, got up suddenly and began to run aimlessly about, shrieking and wringing her hands with every symptom of terror.
He sat with his back to a tree stump all that night, holding the kitten in his arms.
In the midst of the outspread line of Cossacks two wagons, drawn by French horses and by saddled Cossack horses that had been hitched on in front, rumbled over the tree stumps and branches and splashed through the water that lay in the ruts.
But, at last, above the subsiding red of the fire, above the streaming masses of black smoke and the whitening and blackening tree stumps, and the diminishing numbers of these dim creatures, came the white light of the day.
What with the steepness of the incline, the thick tree stumps, and the soft sand, he and his crutch were as helpless as a ship in stays.
Adding a simple orange throw with flowering twigs, together with the tree stump side table, gives you the perfect natural autumnal feeling.
Major Mace and wife Sue began the project, in Vale Park, New Brighton, two months ago with a tree stump, some driftwood left over from the Black Pearl and a bit of decking.
We were delighted when one of our volunteers Alan Charlton invested such a lot of hard work to provide the carved tree stump sculptures several months ago, and the park warden arranged to make them part of a nature trail to help everyone enjoy the park.
AN OUTDOOR classroom with tree stump stools was due for a facelift after a cash injection.
It is always best to dig up or grub out an affected tree stump, or chip it on site using a portable stump chipper.
Mystery: Tree fungus I've a fungi feeling that this is a killer 6 We have mushrooms on a tree stump at the bottom of the garden.
Chilled out bear scratches his head on a tree stump