It is best to mow stubble and hay at night when they are moist."
The young crop was hoed, reaping was performed with a sickle, and a high stubble left on the ground as manure.
It often does good to burn the stubble on the ground.
Gabriel rubbed his face, and Rhyn saw the shadow of stubble the assassin never allowed to grow.
" A good crop of corn makes a good stubble, and a good stubble is the equalest mucking that is."
His philosophy was more like Michaelangelo's famous sculpture of the Dawn, a spirit yet encumbered with the stubble of the material from which it was hewn, than a clear cut figure with unmistakable outlines.
Indian corn is the principal crop, for corncake forms the staple diet of the peasantry, while the grain is also used for feeding pigs, the heads for feeding cattle and the stubble for manure.
Instead of the moving horses and hussars' backs, he saw nothing before him but the motionless earth and the stubble around him.
Among the lakes, sloughs and stubble-fields of the prairies, teal, ducks, coots and geese are found in abundance.
I wonder if that's what inspired the new stubble look – because it is so hard to get a close shave.
Jessi's eyes closed at the sensation of his soft lips, hot mouth and the rough stubble that teased her sensitive skin.
" Neither sell your stubble nor move it from the ground unless you need it for thatching.
Under this management the produce seems to have been three times the seed; and yet, says the writer, " if in East Lothian they did not leave a higher stubble than in other places of the kingdom, their grounds would be in a much worse condition than at present they are, though bad enough."
Thenceforth everyone who built a house was strictly charged not to cover it with reeds, rushes, stubble or straw, but only with tiles, shingle boards or lead.
To effect a remodelling when the ground is in stubble, let it be ploughed up, harrowed, and cleaned as in a summer fallow, the levelling-box employed when required, the stuff from the conductors and main drains spread abroad, and the beds ploughed into shape - all operations that can be performed at little expense.
The ruffed grouse and wild turkey are found in the wooded mountainous districts, while the quail (here called "partridge") is a game bird of the open stubble fields.
In a desert place near Nogent-sur-Seine, he built himself a cabin of stubble and reeds, and turned hermit.
The verdure had thickened and its bright green stood out sharply against the brownish strips of winter rye trodden down by the cattle, and against the pale-yellow stubble of the spring buckwheat.
Dean asked as he fingered the stubble-beard he'd never gotten around to shaving.
He rubbed the stubble on his chin.
He rubbed his stubble-roughed jaw.
I don't think men would think it looked distinguished if we left stubble on our legs – or let it grow long enough to trim.
Heavy features were shaded by a day or two of stubble, his red-hued gaze on the ocean.
He stood on a knoll in the stubble, holding his whip aloft, and again repeated his long-drawn cry, "A-tu!"