from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who grubs; hence, a hard worker, especially a close student.
  • noun A tool for grubbing out roots, weeds, etc.; an agricultural implement for clearing and stirring up the soil, with long teeth or tines fixed in a frame and curved so that the points enter the soil obliquely. Also called cultivator and scarifier.
  • noun One who eats; a feeder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, grubs; especially, a machine or tool of the nature of a grub ax, grub hook, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who grubs.
  • noun A machine or tool of the nature of a grub axe, grub hook, etc.
  • noun rugby (also grubber kick), an attacking short distance kick in behind the defence in which the ball is bounced along the ground, using the uneven bounce of the ball to make it difficult for the defence to retrieve.
  • noun cricket A ball that bounces unusually low such that it is difficult for the batsman to hit properly


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