Definition of Tree stump
1. Noun. The base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled.
Generic synonyms: Plant Part, Plant Structure
Group relationships: Tree
Specialized synonyms: Stool
Derivative terms: Stump
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree Stump
Literary usage of Tree stump
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treasury of Plays for Children by Montrose Jonas Moses (1921)
"Discover a Rabbit sitting on tree stump near big oak tree. RABBIT. ... He turns round, and sits on tree stump, and begins to shake his head in despair. ..."
2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1895)
"The perception of the tree stump came later, not as in the formula first, ... Granting even that we perceive the tree stump (3) first, which of course we do ..."