provisions, gear, etc., furnished to a prospector on condition of participating in the profits of any discoveries.
money or other assistance furnished at a time of need or of starting an enterprise.
verb (used with object), grubstaked, grubstaking.
to furnish with a grubstake:
I grubstaked him to two mules and supplies enough for five months.
(US & Canadian, informal) supplies provided for a prospector on the condition that the donor has a stake in any finds
(US, informal) to furnish with such supplies
(mainly US & Canadian) to supply (a person) with a stake in a gambling game
“material, provisions, etc. supplied to an enterprise (originally a prospector) in return for a share in the profits,” by 1876, American English, from grub + stake (v.).
The money needed for a new venture, new start, etc: Nobody knows how much he gave away in grubstakes (1863+)
1. Greenwich Sidereal Time. abbreviation (in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada) 1. goods and services tax Greenwich sidereal time
noun, Astronomy. 1. a yellow star, as the sun or Capella, having a surface temperature between 5000 and 6000 K and an absorption spectrum in which the ultraviolet pair of lines of singly ionized calcium are strongest and in which the Balmer series is prominent.
[jee-string] /ˈdʒiˌstrɪŋ/ noun 1. a loincloth or breechcloth, usually secured by a cord at the waist. 2. such a garment made of a narrow strip of decorative fabric and worn by striptease entertainers. noun 1. a piece of cloth attached to a narrow waistband covering the pubic area, worn esp by strippers 2. a strip […]