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 for stubble
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stubble \Stub"ble\, n. [OE. stobil, stoble, OF. estouble,
     estuble, F. ['e]tuele, LL. stupla, stupula, L. stipula
     stubble, stalk; cf. D. & G. stopped, OHG. stupfila. Cf.
     The stumps of wheat, rye, barley, oats, or buckwheat, left in
     the ground; the part of the stalk left by the scythe or
     sickle. "After the first crop is off, they plow in the wheast
     stubble." --Mortimer.
     [1913 Webster]
     Stubble goose (Zool.), the graylag goose. [Prov. Eng.]
     Stubble rake, a rake with long teeth for gleaning in
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of
           stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
           [syn: chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw,
      2: short stiff hairs growing on a man's face when he has not
         shaved for a few days

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  90 Moby Thesaurus words for "stubble":
     Vandyke, afterglow, afterimage, balance, barb, barbel, beard,
     beaver, bones, bristle, bristles, butt, butt end, candle ends,
     chaff, culm, deadwood, debris, detritus, dishwater, down, draff,
     dregs, dust, end, fag end, filings, fossil, garbage, gash, goatee,
     hogwash, holdover, husks, imperial, leavings, lees, leftovers,
     odds and ends, offal, offscourings, orts, parings, peach fuzz,
     potsherds, rags, raspings, refuse, relics, remainder, remains,
     remnant, residue, residuum, rest, roach, rubbish, ruins, rump,
     sawdust, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scum, setula, setule,
     shadow, shards, shavings, side whiskers, slack, slag, slop, slops,
     straw, striga, stump, survival, sweepings, swill, tares, trace,
     tuft, vestige, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds,

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