What does stubble mean?

stubble meaning in General Dictionary

material consisting of seed coverings and little bits of stem or leaves which have been separated from the seeds

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  • brief stiff hairs growing on a guy's face as he hasn't shaved for some times
  • The stumps of wheat rye barley oats or buckwheat remaining into the surface the an element of the stalk remaining by the scythe or sickle
  • The stumps of wheat, rye, barley, oats, or buckwheat, left inside surface; the the main stalk remaining by the scythe or sickle.

stubble meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, "stumps of whole grain stalks kept into the floor after enjoying," from Old French estuble "stubble" (modern-day French


Sentence Examples with the word stubble

Instead of the moving horses and hussars' backs, he saw nothing before him but the motionless earth and the stubble around him.

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