1. steep => stub => stubble.
来自古法语 estuble,麦茬，谷茬，来自拉丁语 stupla,stupula,草梗，草秆，拼写变体自 stipula, 草梗，草秆，词源同 stipule,stipple.引申词义胡子碴。
- stubble (n.)
- c. 1300, "stumps of grain stalks left in the ground after reaping," from Old French estuble "stubble" (Modern French éteule), from Vulgar Latin stupla, reduced form of Latin stipula "stalk, straw" (see stipule). Applied from 1590s to bristles on a man's unshaven face.
- 1. There he stood: hair in wild tangles, dark stubble shadowing his chin.
- 2. His face was covered with the stubble of several nights.
- 3. The stubble was burning in the fields.
- 4. Tousled hair and designer stubble are chic.
- 5. They are burning off the stubble in the fields.
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