I felt there were a lot of ways that I could spend the stub end of my life cycle that were more productive.
Instead, they were forced to compromise by having him stub out a cigarette.
As she spoke Mrs. Whitefoot was already starting down the stub.
Clean the stub of the post thoroughly and also clean the inside of the post builder.
He took his ax and cut down the stub, split it open, and found inside over two bushels of bugs.
He took the stub of a lead pencil from the pocket of his shirt.
He measured his range by a jackpine stub, and when two of the Woongas had reached and passed that stub he fired.
His stub of a tail jerked spasmodically, in its struggle to wag.
Sam repeated the push, careful to keep time with the stub and push always just as it began to swing away from him.
We examine carefully to see that no stub of nail is left in.
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Old English stybb "stump of a tree," from Proto-Germanic *stubjaz (cf. Middle Dutch stubbe, Old Norse stubbr), from PIE root *(s)teu- (see steep (adj.)). Extended in Middle English to other short, thick things. The verb sense of "strike (one's toe) against" something is first recorded 1848. Meaning "to extinguish a cigarette" is from 1927. Related: Stubbed; stubbing.