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grubstake

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noun grub·stake \ˈgrəb-ˌstāk\

Definition of grubstake

  1. 1 :  supplies or funds furnished a mining prospector on promise of a share in his discoveries

  2. 2 :  material assistance (as a loan) provided for launching an enterprise or for a person in difficult circumstances




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grubstake

verb grub·stake

Definition of grubstake

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to provide with a grubstake

grub·stak·er noun


1879

First Known Use of grubstake

1879


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