Pull-up-stumps meaning

(idiomatic) To cease doing something, at least for the day.
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(idiomatic) To relocate, emigrate, move one's home to some other place.
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Origin of pull-up-stumps

  • From the game of cricket, where a day's play is terminated by the umpire pulling up the stumps.

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  • To cut off one's roots; or to pull up your house, (figurative) stumps & all.

    From Wiktionary