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noun [C]  us   /stʌb/

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.
adjective  us   /ˈstʌb·i/
A toddler’s legs are short and stubby.


verb [T]  us   /stʌb/ (-bb-)

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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