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Topic: AGRICULTURE

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: estuble, from Latin stupula 'straw'

stubble

noun
     
stub‧ble [uncountable]
1HBH short stiff hairs that grow on a man's face if he does not shave
2TA short stiff pieces left in the fields after wheat, corn etc has been cut
stubbly adjective
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