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stub one's toe against something

 and stub one's toe on something
to ram one's toe accidentally against some hard object. Don't stub your toe against that brick in the path. Claire stubbed her toe against one of the legs of the sofa. I stubbed my toe on the bottom step.
See also: stub, toe

stub something out

to put out something, such as a cigarette or cigar, by crushing the burning end against a hard object. Max stubbed his cigar out and tossed it into the street. He stubbed out his cigar.
See also: out, stub

stub out something

also stub something out
to stop something from burning or smoking by pressing it against something She used the edge of the ashtray to stub out her cigarette. He dropped the cigar on the street without stubbing it out.
See also: out, stub

stub out

To extinguish some cigarette, cigar, or similar smoking material by stamping the burning end against a surface: There were no ashtrays around, so I stubbed out the cigarette on the heel of my shoe. If you had told me the smoke from my cigar was bothering you, I would have stubbed it out.
See also: out, stub
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Miss Hepburn, who said Herd blamed her for the break-up, told Perth Sheriff Court: "He threatened to kill me and stubbed a cigarette out in my eye.
The 3M SLiC aerial terminal 319 and the 3M SLiC stubbed aerial terminal's double-wall construction provides enhanced mechanical, impact and environmental protection of the splice while insulating the splice area.
The 3M SLiC stubbed aerial terminal provides a fixed-count termination for aerial drop wires in a weather-proof, non-metallic housing.
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Stubbed Ticket Claim Forms and detailed instructions are available now at http://www.
Other individual race day ticket holders can submit their ticket stubs, along with a completed Stubbed Ticket Claim Form to IMS beginning Aug 8.