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English definition of “grub sth up/out”

grub sth up/out

verb uk phrasal verb with grub   /ɡrʌb/ (-bb-) us  
to dig something out of the ground to get rid of it: She spent the morning in the garden, grubbing up weeds.Digging
(Definition of grub sth up/out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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