After a few years of stubble, the lumberjack whiskers returned, now dyed black.
First, 60-year-old white men should never dance alone at a public gathering—he was about as smooth as five-day stubble.
There was lots of heavy makeup,” Sheppard says, “to cover up the stubble.
He dips his brush into the green paint and giggles, saying that my stubble makes this harder.
Jim Jones is a Harlem rapper with lots of stubble and sleepy eyes.
The purpose of planting in this way is to let the stubble protect the young plants from cold, driving winds.
Behind, in a small clearing, was the stubble of last year's corn.
Following the turning over of the stubble under water, comes the clod smashing and harrowing by quadrupedal or bipedal labour.
One position held by Austrians for hours was in a stubble field.
We climbed the embankment, and from its ridge we saw over two miles or more of stubble, the little creeping bunches of the attack.
c.1300, "stumps of grain stalks left in the ground after reaping," from Old French estuble "stubble" (French éteule), from Latin stupla, reduced form of stipula "stalk, straw;" related to stipes "trunk, stick." Applied from c.1600 to bristles on a man's unshaven face.