verb (used with object), grubbed, grub·bing.
verb (used without object), grubbed, grub·bing.
Origin of grub
Related formsgrub·ber, noun
Examples from the Web for grubs
The ichneumon pierces the body of a caterpillar and lays her eggs where the grubs will find abundant animal food.
But at the same time the grubs are quite helpless, and cannot possibly go to look for food for themselves.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History|Theodore Wood
The heat and steam will go through the carpet, thus destroying the grubs.Fowler's Household Helps|A. L. Fowler
Never was there such a season, flowers springing, birds singing, grubs eating the wheat—as if it was the end of May.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6|John Gibson Lockhart
He found crickets, worms, and grubs under the dead pine logs, and with this fine variety of bait he approached the brook.The U.P. Trail|Zane Grey