To dream of a stump, foretells you are to have reverses and will depart from your usual mode of living.
To see fields of stumps, signifies you will be unable to defend yourself from the encroachments of adversity.
To dig or pull them up, is a sign that you will extricate yourself from the environment of poverty by throwing off sentiment and pride and meeting the realities of life with a determination to overcome whatever opposition you may meet. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation