a woman’s pubic hair.
|Songs Comic and Satyrical 124: Ye Fowlers who eager at Partridges aim, / Don’t mark the maim’d Covey, but mind better Game; / ’Tis Beauty’s the Sport to repay Sportsmen’s trouble, / And there may our Pointers stand stiff in the Stubble.‘The Sentiment Song’ in|
|‘The Sentiment Song’ in Merry Songs and Ballads (1897) II 225: Ye fowlers who eager at partridges aim, / Don’t mark the maim’d covey, but mind, better game; / ’Tis beauty’s the sport to repay sportsmen’s trouble, / And there may our pointers stand stiff in the stubble.|
|Crim.-Con. Gaz. Dec. 120/1: [as 1772].|
|Sl. and Its Analogues.|
to have sexual intercourse.
|Sl. and Its Analogues VII n.p.: to take a turn in the stubble = to copulate.|
|Vocabula Amatoria (1966) 107: engainer. To copulate; ‘to take a turn through the stubble’.|
|Maledicta IV:2 (Winter) 197: The terms used for copulating […] are not really euphemistic because it is implicit that no ambiguity could possibly result and, unlike euphemisms, they are, or used to be, avoided in polite, mixed company. Related to this group are the allusive […] to take a turn [...] through the stubble.|