Vocabulary: hustings


Title: Game Change
Author: John Heilemann
Author: Mark Halperin
Sentence: Of all the things he'd questioned when he was mulling the race, the one he never doubted was that he would be terrific on the hustings.
Page: 109

Word: hustings
Definition:
  • A place where political campaign speeches are made.
  • The activities involved in political campaigning
  • From Middle English husting, court of common pleas, from Old English hsting, court, from Old Norse hsthing : hs, house + thing, assembly.
   Source: TheFreeDictionary.com

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