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stub
  • noun
    The truncated remnant of a pencil, cigarette, or similar-shaped object after use.
    The part of a check, receipt, ticket, or other document torn off and kept as a record.
    verb
    Accidentally strike (one's toe) against something. (I stubbed my toe, swore, and tripped)
    Extinguish (a lighted cigarette) by pressing the lighted end against something. (she stubbed out her cigarette in the overflowing ashtray)
    Dig up (a plant) by the roots.

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