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The others would bring enough for a winter grubstake, and would prolong their freedom and their independence just that much.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
And the caballos need a grubstake for the winter worse than we do, because they can't eat meat.
NORTH OF FIFTY-THREEBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
On the strength of that I doubles my grubstake, and he no sooner gets his hands on the two sawbucks than he starts for the street.
ODD NUMBERSSEWELL FORD
Half an hour afterward he came to the house with his parfleches, and asked me to put him up a couple of weeks' grubstake.
DESERT CONQUESTA. M. CHISHOLM
But that project demanded a substantial grubstake, and other matters of moment were taking his attention at the time.
WHEN THE WEST WAS YOUNGFREDERICK R. BECHDOLT
A job for coffee and cakes, and maybe a grubstake to work a few more lonely rocks.
TURNOVER POINTALFRED COPPEL
Missourian chaps, and a couple of Cornishmen, but they went down to Eldorado to work at wages for a grubstake.
THE GOD OF HIS FATHERSJACK LONDON
He had inveigled other men to share his hopes and labors, to grubstake him while he drove the tunnel that was to cut the vein.
POOR MAN'S ROCKBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Well, this Wunpost, as they call him, was working on a grubstake for a banker named Judson Eells.
WUNPOSTDANE COOLIDGE
Suppose,” she said at last, “I should sell my mine elsewhere; how much would you take for that grubstake?
WUNPOSTDANE COOLIDGE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRUBSTAKE

  • angel
  • back
  • bankroll
  • contribute
  • endow
  • finance
  • fund
  • grubstake
  • help
  • juice
  • pick up the check
  • pick up the tab
  • prime the pump
  • promote
  • put up the money for
  • sponsor
  • stake
  • support
  • underwrite
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