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  • n  funds advanced to a prospector or to someone starting a business in return for a share of the profits
  • v  supply with funds in return for a promised share of profits

  • It mattered nothing that a man could scratch and sift his way through grubstake after grubstake without success.
  • A former wildcatter who parlayed a $2,500 grubstake into a worldwide company with holdings stretching at times from Canada to the North Sea, Pickens had been gunning for Cities .
  • For many a talented newcomer, a musical grubstake is still virtually impossible to find.
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  • 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.
    March 2, 2014 - Vail Daily
  • 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.
    Feb. 28, 2014 - Vail Daily

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