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stub

noun [C]  /stʌb/ us  

stub noun [C] (SHORT END)

the short end which is left after the main part of something has been used or removed, as of a pencil: I put the ticket stubs in my pocket after we went into the theater.
stubby
adjective  /ˈstʌb·i/ us  
A toddler’s legs are short and stubby.

stub

verb [T]  /stʌb/ (-bb-) us  

stub verb [T] (HURT)

to hit your foot or toe against a hard object: I stubbed my toe on a rock.
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