Definition of on the hustings
- candidates who are (out) on the hustings
: a local court formerly held in various English municipalities and still held infrequently in London
: a local court in some cities in Virginia
: a raised platform used until 1872 for the nomination of candidates for the British Parliament and for election speeches
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