grubstake grubstake

Definition(s):

  1. (n) funds advanced to a prospector or to someone starting a business in return for a share of the profits
  2. (v) supply with funds in return for a promised share of profits

Usage(s):

  1. It mattered nothing that a man could scratch and sift his way through grubstake after grubstake without success.
  2. For many a talented newcomer, a musical grubstake is still virtually impossible to find.
  3. With a $500 grubstake and more nerve than a circus trapezist, he got into the oil business in the '90s.

News

  1. On the Hill: Powder day at the Beav'

    VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter Ross Leonhart delivers his daily snow conditions report while snowboarding down Grubstake at Beaver Creek. Beaver Creek official report : 7 inches overnight, 14 inches in last 48 hours and 6 inches the in last week.
    on March 2, 2014     Source: Vail Daily

  2. On the Hill: Powder at the Beav'

    VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter Ross Leonhart delivers his daily snow conditions report while snowboarding down Grubstake at Beaver Creek. Beaver Creek official report : 4 inches overnight, 4 inches in last 48 hours and 6 inches the in last week.
    on March 1, 2014     Source: Vail Daily

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