grubstaker
noun see grubstake II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • grubstake — I. noun Date: 1863 1. supplies or funds furnished a mining prospector on promise of a share in his discoveries 2. material assistance (as a loan) provided for launching an enterprise or for a person in difficult circumstances II. transitive verb… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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