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The world of impoverished writers and literary hacks.
[After Grub Street, London, former name of Milton Street, where such writers lived.]
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1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a former street in London frequented by literary hacks and needy authors
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the world or class of literary hacks, etc
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (sometimes not capital) relating to or characteristic of hack literature
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1. a street in London formerly inhabited by impoverished writers and literary hacks.
2. literary hacks collectively.
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|Noun||1.||Grub Street - the world of literary hacks|
world, domain - people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; "the Western world"
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