Antonyms for grubstake

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He used up his grubstake, got a second from his backers, and subsequently a third.

"I want to give you a grubstake," answered the motor wizard.

He wrote the letters—to himself—and spread the news just to raise a grubstake.

Me, I got fo'-five chances to grubstake in that time, but I'm broke.

They was always more'n one wantin' to grubstake him but he'd never take it.

"I'll tell them to grubstake you here," Casey reassured him.

And will you bring out that grubstake contract and have it cancelled in my presence?

Well, then, how much will you give me in cash for my mine and throw the grubstake in?

All the wrecks nest there while waiting hopefully for a payload or a grubstake.

I need financin'—a burro and a grubstake and me for the big dry spot.

WORD ORIGIN

"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.).

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