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stumps (or call stumps) expression or saying

Declare the end of play – call a halt to an undertaking with no defined end, or simply decide it’s bedtime

Example

It’s getting late. Shall we call that stumps?

Origin

Feels cricket-ish – 2010s

Collected by

M & N
Mark & Naomi

Submitted: 13/03/2021 by Mark

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