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Grubstake

noun
1.
Funds advanced to a prospector or to someone starting a business in return for a share of the profits.






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"Grubstake" Quotes from Famous Books



... goin' to bunk nobody. This here's square. I need financin'—a burro and a grubstake and me for the big dry spot. Ship the outfit to the desert town, and then hit it along the rails to where we hid it. If the papers we hid is any good, me to locate the ledge. Anyhow, there's a good five hundred in the poke, and that's better than ...
— Overland Red - A Romance of the Moonstone Canon Trail • Henry Herbert Knibbs



Words linked to "Grubstake" :   fund, stake, interest



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