He warmed the remaining half-can of salmon and whittled at his nubbin of bread.
Throwing a nubbin to the calf to catch the cow, as you say in Virginia, eh?
Not a stream, not a butte, not even a nubbin of rock varied the view.
One must rescue Richard's head; it was not that nubbin of a head which goes with the Farnese one.
The Condor stretched his broad wings and settled himself ...