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leg stump

noun Cricket.
  1. either of the outside stumps at which the batsman takes his position.
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Origin of leg stump

First recorded in 1825–35
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Historical Examples

  • When there shall be less than five players on a side, bounds shall be placed 22 yards each in a line from the off and leg-stump.

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