verb (used with object), grub·staked, grub·stak·ing.
Origin of grubstake
Related Words for grubstakestake, estate, backing, money, investment, principal, funding, gold, treasure, finances, resources, stock, business, means, funds, kitty, capitalization, subsidization, financing, substance
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Historical Examples of grubstake
He used up his grubstake, got a second from his backers, and subsequently a third.When the West Was Young
Frederick R. Bechdolt
"I want to give you a grubstake," answered the motor wizard.Owen Clancy's Happy Trail
Burt L. Standish
He wrote the letters—to himself—and spread the news just to raise a grubstake.
They was always more'n one wantin' to grubstake him but he'd never take it.
Me, I got fo'-five chances to grubstake in that time, but I'm broke.