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stubble

stub·ble

stubble

 
 
pronunciation:
stuh bl
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the stubs of crop stalks, as of corn, that remain in the ground after the crop has been cut.
After the harvest, the farmer lets his cattle graze on the corn stubble.
definition 2: a short, rough growth, esp. of a beard.
He hadn't shaved in two days and his face was covered in stubble.
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derivations: stubbled (adj.), stubbly (adj.)