stubble

Part of speech: noun

The stubs of grain- stalks left after reaping.

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Usage examples "stubble":

  1. There was the plain, yellow with stubble; the hills beyond it and the blue valley, just the same as he had left it. - "The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies", Walter Besant.
  2. Just beyond the end of their road was a wide open field thick with winter stubble. - "The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory", Margaret Vandercook.
  3. On and on they went, up the hills and down into the valleys, between rail fences which were a riot of honeysuckle, and with the roads in places rough under their wheels, with the fields gold with stubble, the sky a faint blue, with that thick look on the horizon. - "The Trumpeter Swan", Temple Bailey.