husting
a platform where candidates in an election give speeches

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  • Husting — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bert Husting (1878–1948), US amerikanischer Baseballspieler Paul O. Husting (1866–1917), US amerikanischer Politiker Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort be …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Husting — A husting, or the hustings, was originally a physical platform from which representatives presented their views or cast votes before a parliamentary or other election body. By metonymy, the term may now refer to any event, such as debates or… …   Wikipedia

  • husting — ˈhəstiŋ, tēŋ noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hūsting, from Old Norse hūsthing, from hūs house + thing assembly more at house, thing 1. : a delibe …   Useful english dictionary

  • husting — [11] In the late Old English period, a husting was a sort of deliberative assembly or council summoned by the king. The word was borrowed from Old Norse hústhing, literally ‘house assembly’, which denoted a council consisting of members of the… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • husting — [11] In the late Old English period, a husting was a sort of deliberative assembly or council summoned by the king. The word was borrowed from Old Norse hústhing, literally ‘house assembly’, which denoted a council consisting of members of the… …   Word origins

  • Husting — Assembly of his men called by a lord; later a court, specifically one of the courts at London, dating perhaps from the 11c. Its use probably arose from commercial exchanges between Londoners and Scandinavians. In time it became the place of… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • hústing — n ( es/ ) tribunal, court (esp in London) …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Husting — ♦ The chief court of London. (Reynolds, Susan. An Introduction to the History of English Medieval Towns, 199) …   Medieval glossary

  • husting — hus·ting …   English syllables

  • Paul Oscar Husting — Paul O. Husting Paul Oscar Husting (* 25. April 1866 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; † 21. Oktober 1917 bei Pickett, Wisconsin) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker (Demokratische Partei), der den Bundesstaat Wisconsin im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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