Definitions

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  • v. dig up

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The upper half of each turnip had been eaten off by the live-stock, and it was the business of the two woman to grub up the lower or earthy half of the root with a hooked fork called a hacker, that it might be eaten also.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • He had to bring in a bulldozer and grub up a damn great stone monument and two fully-grown apple trees — and even then he had to dig down fifteen feet before he reached it.

    War Game

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  • "Food is served".

    May 6, 2010