Stubbing
Stub Stub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stubbing}.] 1. To grub up by the roots; to extirpate; as, to stub up edible roots. [1913 Webster]

What stubbing, plowing, digging, and harrowing is to a piece of land. --Berkley. [1913 Webster]

2. To remove stubs from; as, to stub land. [1913 Webster]

3. To strike as the toes, against a stub, stone, or other fixed object. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]


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