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There were many volumes about precocious British tots with “nannies and pony carts,” she said, but none that would appeal to “grubby neighborhood kids” like the boy before her — or to the adventure-seeking girl she had once been.
From the outside, VertiVegies looked like a handful of grubby shipping containers put side by side and drilled together.
The cleaner-by-the-day will do the grubby things and I shall like it.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
(p. 107) It was a grubby farm with not much water, but we made the best of it, and settled down for the night.
Open the bag, and turn the contents out in the lap of the dark-colored robe, grubby hands poking.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Cross the Rockies to Vancouver, and you're back among dirty walls, grubby furniture, and inadequate literature again.
It was some grubby affair that made me thank God for the sunlight.
He had gone abroad and was never coming back again, not if he knew it, said the grubby man.
SIMON THE JESTERWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Those grubby little children in the Square would, she knew, have been "there" in a moment.
At that Henrietta stooped and caught up dirt in each grubby hand.

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