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After unhealthy conditions and low yields led many farmers to sell off their assets, those that remained were forced to adopt bad land management practices like stub burning.
If there’s a place people often stub their toes, take a closer look at it and make adjustments, Andersen said.
Halfway down the hill one of her skis must have struck somethingperhaps the stub of a bush sticking out of the snow.
With this he severed clean the broken half of the boom, tying the ends of the rigging to the short stub that was left.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The last sight we have of him is as he violently resists a grown-up sister who is trying to take away the stub!
He wrote for a few seconds, tore the check from the stub, and handed it to Joyce.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Then, if you happen to stub your toe over some useful gadget, they increase your pay.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
A stub of a root and two scrawny plum branches would at any time arouse my imagination like the circus posters' appeal to a boy.
The primitive plough was hardly more than a pointed stout branch or stub of a tree, whose longer fork was fastened to the yoke.
There were more rocks now, and Geo had to brace his stub against the walls of fissures and hoist himself up with his good hand.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY

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