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husting (plural hustings)
Usually used in the plural (hustings) but with a singular verb.
- A platform where candidates in an election give speeches.
- (historical) An assembly, especially one of the retainers of a ruler.
2003, John Hamilton Baker, The Oxford History of the Laws of England: c. 900-1216, page 819:
- most important business […] took place at the husting.