Blear-eyed and foxy-eyed, bearded and stubbled cheeked, young and old, were the men the youth looked upon.
"Still working on that idea of his," Malley said, rubbing his stubbled chin.
Parks unbuttoned his collar and rubbed his stubbled chin unhappily.
Standing on tiptoe, she pressed her lips to his stubbled chin.
She heard Mac spit, looked at him running his fingers along his stubbled jaw.
David hastened to overtake him, and soon caught sight of the bent figure walking slowly over the stubbled field.
It was a pale, drawn face, stubbled with beard, and its eyes were wild.
In the fog, Ross stumbled in a shallow ditch beyond which lay a stubbled field.
His stubbled red face, dust-smeared, queried us keenly; so did his curt voice.
They sniffed once at the bar, but followed their stubbled chins into the back room at max acc.
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.