grub

Part of speech: verb

To dig up or out; dig; drudge.

Part of speech: noun

Grubber.

Part of speech: noun

The larva of an nsect.

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Usage examples "grub":

  1. They left their stove and tent and grub- box behind, planning to make a road- house every night except during the long jump from the Imnachuck to Crooked River. - "Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories", Rex Beach.
  2. Yu better take a pack horse to carry it, an' yore grub- yu can shoot it if yu have to hit th' trail real hard." - "Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Bar-20", Clarence Edward Mulford.
  3. I size up the whole lot about this way: Fifty per cent of the men are steady- going fellows with ambition to climb; twenty- five per cent are content to grub along for the day's pay and with no great ambition worrying them. - "To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today", Ralph Connor.