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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of grubstake.

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Examples

  • After the laundry my sister and her husband grubstaked me into the

    Chapter 25

  • Half an hour later he was conferring with Jones, the erstwhile elevator boy and rabid proletarian whom Daylight long before had grubstaked to literature for a year.

    Chapter XVII

  • Forrest had lost everything in a series of calamities, so that San Francisco debated what price his Nob Hill palace would fetch at auction, he grubstaked one, Del

    CHAPTER IV

  • Frequently, she even “grubstaked miners who had no other means of support while they looked for gold in the mountains and was repaid handsomely for her kindness and generosity by those who struck pay dirt.”

    BLACK WOMEN OF THE OLD WEST

  • Not every prospector was grubstaked by a large company or criminal consortium.

    Flinx In Flux

  • The correspondents understood that he had been grubstaked before without result.

    The Snowshoe Trail

  • To make this clear you must understand that I, on behalf of the company and acting as the company's agent, grubstaked Whitey Lewis and four others to go in and stake those claims.

    North of Fifty-Three

  • And, to cap it all, when “Lucky” Richard Forrest had lost everything in a series of calamities, so that San Francisco debated what price his Nob Hill palace would fetch at auction, he grubstaked one, Del Nelson, to a prospecting in Mexico.

    The Little Lady of the Big House, by Jack London

  • After the laundry my sister and her husband grubstaked me into the Klondike.

    Chapter XXV

  • Why, she has fed every 'stew bum' on the Yukon, and there isn't a busted prospector in the country who wouldn't swear by her, for she has grubstaked dozens of them.

    The Spoilers

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