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v. grubbed, grub·bing, grubs
1. To dig up by or as if by the roots: grubbed carrots with a stick.
2. To clear of roots and stumps by digging: grubbed a small plot.
3. Slang To obtain by importunity: grub a cigarette.
1. To dig in the earth: grub for potatoes.
a. To search laboriously by or as if by digging; rummage.
b. To toil arduously; drudge: grub for a living.
1. The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.
2. A drudge.
3. Slang Food.

[Middle English grubben, from Old English *grybban; see ghrebh- in Indo-European roots.]

grub′ber n.


1. a person who grubs
2. (Tools) another name for grub hoe
3. (Rugby) rugby a kick of the ball along the ground
4. (Cricket) cricket a delivery which keeps very low upon bouncing
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Ireland bombed a certain try after a ball was dropped from a grubber kick and Wales made them pay.
But it was a clever grubber kick by Pisi rather than a line break that set up the first try after 20 minutes for fullback Tin Nanai-Williams, who only recently qualified to play for the country of his parents' birth.
Gary Middlehurst's neat grubber kick close to the line set up Dallimore to level the scores, before Kevin Penny, on dual-registration from Warrington, came from nowhere to pick Jon Ford's pocket and collect Karl Ashall's floated kick to score.
Ratchford demonstrated his class by gliding through the Saints defence for a solo try before loose forward Ben Harrison touched down a grubber kick from stand-off Declan Patton.
Ben Harrison was held up on his back before Currie produced a measured grubber kick to create a try for winger Gene Ormsby.
Hook was again involved, his grubber kick popping up neatly for Bill Meakes (inset) to run in unopposed.
Sam Smith scored a fifth after chasing his own grubber kick before Sam Betty grounded from a driving maul.
Goode was instrumental in Chris Wyles' first-half try and it was his deft grubber kick that set up Chris Ashton for his touchdown early in the second period.
Edinburgh kept on going and Visser almost latched on to a brilliant ly-weight ed grubber kick by Phil Burleigh.
But Harrogate hit back on the stroke of half-time with a similar move that resulted in centre Luke Edwards running on to a grubber kick and scoring beneath the posts, allowing Callum Irvine his third successful conversion.
He raced on to Briers' grubber kick for his first try since June and got the benefit of the doubt from the video referee for his second after shrugging off Ryan Hall.
Alex Brown collected his own grubber kick to take it to 10-6, before Coleman added the extras.