Definition for STUB'BLE

STUB'BLE, n. [D. and G. stoppel; Sw. stubb; L. stipula. It is a diminutive of stub.]

The stumps of wheat, rye, barley, oats or buckwheat, left in the ground; the part of the stalk left by the sythe or sickle. After the first crop is off; they plow in the stubble. – Mortimer.

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