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grub

noun  /ɡrʌb/ us  

grub noun (FOOD)

[U] slang food: The food was just good, greasy grub.

grub noun (INSECT)

[C] an insect in the stage when it has just come out of its egg

grub

verb [T]  /ɡrʌb/ ( present participle grubbing, past tense and past participle grubbed) slang us  

grub verb [T] (ASK FOR)

to ask someone to give you something: Can I grub a sandwich from you?
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