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  • n. Plural form of stub.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stub.


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  • One thing we should all see on our payroll check stubs is the cost of our employer-provided benefit programs.

    Top Dems blame insurance industry as health care roadblock

  • Unfortunately, right now, we're living for tomorrow, said Jones, who added that a pair of scalpers tried to offer him stubs from a Game 4 ticket.

    Storm brings World Series calm; Phillies know it won't last

  • Fans who had ticket stubs from the Bengals 'game were eligible for discounted tickets to the college game. - College Football - South Florida vs. Cincinnati

  • I have bank statements and pay stubs from the early nineties!

    April 3rd, 2001

  • The stubs were the first solid evidence in the case and they caused a sensation.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • Behind the wings there is a pair of small stubs which is all that is left of the hind pair of wings.

    An Elementary Study of Insects

  • The wound should be smooth and clean, without breaks, splinters or splits; the knot-holes in logs and trunks are usually the consequence of long "stubs" and torn injured parts.

    The Apple-Tree The Open Country Books—No. 1

  • To them, shortly and succinctly, were explained the rules: the system of "stubs" dealt out to newcomers as they gave their numbers and had lockers assigned them -- stubs to be religiously kept for the protection of property from false claimants; the working of a slot machine, in which must be slipped a card, and the moment of the morning and midday arrival thus recorded with ruthless exactitude

    Winnie Childs The Shop Girl

  • There are some small dealers, who make it a business to collect these "stubs," or employ others to do so, and then sell them to the street boys, at a penny apiece, or less, according to size.

    Ben, the Luggage Boy; or, Among the Wharves

  • For emails that match the policy, the Barracuda Message Archiver copies the messages and removes the attachments from the email server, replacing the attachments on the email server with hyperlinks, or "stubs," to the attachments on the Barracuda Message Archiver.



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