May 14th, 2021

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Word of the Day 05/14/21 Grubstake

Grubstake (noun, verb)
grubstake [ gruhb-steyk ]


noun
1. provisions, gear, etc., furnished to a prospector on condition of participating in the profits of any discoveries.
2. money or other assistance furnished at a time of need or of starting an enterprise.

verb (used with object), grub·staked, grub·stak·ing.
3. to furnish with a grubstake: I grubstaked him to two mules and supplies enough for five months.

OTHER WORDS FROM GRUBSTAKE
grubstaker, noun

WORDS RELATED TO GRUBSTAKE
stake, estate, backing, money, investment, principal, funding, gold, treasure, finances, resources, stock, business, means, funds, kitty, capitalization, subsidization, financing, substance

See synonyms for: grubstake / grubstaker on Thesaurus.com

Origin: An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; grub + stake

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR GRUBSTAKE
The others would bring enough for a winter grubstake, and would prolong their freedom and their independence just that much.
CABIN FEVER|B. M. BOWER

And the caballos need a grubstake for the winter worse than we do, because they can't eat meat.
NORTH OF FIFTY-THREE|BERTRAND W. SINCLAIR

On the strength of that I doubles my grubstake, and he no sooner gets his hands on the two sawbucks than he starts for the street.
ODD NUMBERS|SEWELL FORD

Half an hour afterward he came to the house with his parfleches, and asked me to put him up a couple of weeks' grubstake.
DESERT CONQUEST|A. M. CHISHOLM

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