Definition of Grubbing

1. Verb. (present participle of grub) ¹



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Definition of Grubbing

1. grub [v] - See also: grub

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grubbing

grrrl
grrrls
grub
grub out
grub up
grubbed
grubber
grubber kick
grubbers
grubbier
grubbies
grubbiest
grubbily
grubbiness
grubbinesses
grubbing (current term)
grubble
grubbled
grubbles
grubbling
grubby
grublike
grubs
grubstake
grubstaked
grubstaker
grubstakers
grubstakes
grubstaking
grubworm

Literary usage of Grubbing

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1. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"By itself the acre of clearing and grubbing is not a satisfactory unit for measuring costs. The thousand ft. board measure is a suitable unit in which to ..."

2. A Field Manual for Railroad Engineers by James C. Nagle (1917)
"Clearing and grubbing.—Having the center line of the road finally located, actual construction work is begun by first clearing the ..."

3. Railway Estimates, Design, Quantities and Costs by Fred Lavis (1917)
"CHAPTER III CLEARING AND grubbing—EARTHWORKS The specifications covering the ... The following costs for clearing and grubbing of the railways ..."

4. Handbook of Cost Data for Contractors and Engineers: A Reference Book Giving by Halbert Powers Gillette (1910)
"Likewise the method of doing the excavation will very materially effect the cost of the grubbing, while It does not play any part in the cost of clearing. ..."

5. The New York of the Novelists by Arthur Bartlett Maurice (1917)
"CHAPTER V The Big Canons of the Money grubbing Tribe—The Office of Carteret and Carteret—Wilton Sargent: American —Muldoon, a New York Horse. ..."

6. European Agriculture and Rural Economy. From Personal Observation by Henry Colman (1844)
"SCARIFYING, OR grubbing. What is called, in England, the scarifying or grubbing of land, is little else than harrowing it with a deeper and stronger ..."

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