Thursday, September 20, 2012
Definitions for hustings
- The political campaign trail.
- (Before 1872) the temporary platform on which candidates for the British Parliament stood when nominated and from which they addressed the electors.
- Any place from which political campaign speeches are made.
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Citations for hustings
But he still had to go out to the hustings, a word whose meaning he'd never learned, and campaign for people, or at least give speeches.
Now, do not let them lure you to the hustings, my dear Mr. Brooke.