Definition of Grubstaker

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grubstaker

grubbies
grubbiest
grubbily
grubbiness
grubbinesses
grubbing
grubble
grubbled
grubbles
grubbling
grubby
grublike
grubs
grubstake
grubstaked
grubstaker (current term)
grubstakers
grubstakes
grubstaking
grubworm
grubworms
grucche
grucched
grucches
grucching
grudge
grudge match
grudge matches
grudged
grudgeful

Literary usage of Grubstaker

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1. Everyday Play for Children by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (1916)
"It is the spirit of the grubstaker who fences in a few square feet of land and ... "What can my hands dig for me out of this dirt?" asks the grubstaker. ..."

2. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1906)
"... and all have a drink on me." That spring me and Idaho struck pay ore. We unloaded on our grubstaker for eight thousand dollars apiece; ..."

3. The Call of the Land: Popular Chapters on Topics of Interest to Farmers by Elisha Benjamin Andrews (1913)
"One man near our opening, who began last year as a grubstaker, is now a millionaire. Another has his cabin literally full of ore- sacks awaiting ..."

4. Lights and Shadows of Life on the Pacific Coast by Samuel D. Woods (1910)
"The grubstaker for his contribution is to be partner in all finds. From these partnerships have been derived some of the colossal fortunes of the West. ..."

5. Everyday Play for Children by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (1916)
"It is the spirit of the grubstaker who fences in a few square feet of land and ... "What can my hands dig for me out of this dirt?" asks the grubstaker. ..."

6. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1906)
"... and all have a drink on me." That spring me and Idaho struck pay ore. We unloaded on our grubstaker for eight thousand dollars apiece; ..."

7. The Call of the Land: Popular Chapters on Topics of Interest to Farmers by Elisha Benjamin Andrews (1913)
"One man near our opening, who began last year as a grubstaker, is now a millionaire. Another has his cabin literally full of ore- sacks awaiting ..."

8. Lights and Shadows of Life on the Pacific Coast by Samuel D. Woods (1910)
"The grubstaker for his contribution is to be partner in all finds. From these partnerships have been derived some of the colossal fortunes of the West. ..."

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