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stump up

(adverb) (Brit, informal) to give (the money required)
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  • "stump up the dross like a man, then, and don't stand whining there like a sucking turkey craving for pity," retorted Captain S——.

    Looking Seaward Again Walter Runciman
  • And now, Sam, just stump up out of this, and try and get Billy some breakfast.

    True Blue W.H.G. Kingston
  • "If you draw Barellan I shall expect you to stump up a good round sum out of your lot," Bellshaw told him.

    The Sweep Winner Nat Gould
  • Bygones are bygones, old fellow; but you really must stump up, you know, after this.

    The Way We Live Now Anthony Trollope
  • You can give me a decent funeral--the governor will stump up for that- -and there will be pickings for you.

    Bunch Grass Horace Annesley Vachell
  • stump up, to give ones share, to pay the reckoning, to bring forth the money reluctantly.

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
  • The tough job being ended and the Mounds laid low, the hour is come for Boffin to stump up.

    Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens
  • If you can stump up some cash, I'll get him to run an errand for us.

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