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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Grub Grub, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of an insect, especially of a beetle; -- called also grubworm. See Illust. of Goldsmith beetle, under Goldsmith. Yet your butterfly was a grub. --Shak. 2. A short, thick man; a dwarf. [Obs.] --Carew. 3. Victuals; food. [Slang] --Halliwell. Grub ax or axe, a kind of mattock used in grubbing up roots, etc. Grub breaker. Same as Grub hook (below). Grub hoe, a heavy hoe for grubbing. Grub hook, a plowlike implement for uprooting stumps, breaking roots, etc. Grub saw, a handsaw used for sawing marble. Grub Street, a street in London (now called Milton Street), described by Dr. Johnson as ``much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems, whence any mean production is called grubstreet.'' As an adjective, suitable to, or resembling the production of, Grub Street. I 'd sooner ballads write, and grubstreet lays. --Gap.



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