*grub* (Slang)


Definition: To borrow or find.

Example: 1) I grubbed a cigarette from the girl at the bar.

Etymology: The Indo-European root of ‘grub’ means ‘to dig’.
When you look for something (like a cigarette) you ‘dig around’ for it, scratching through the dirt and debris to find the thing you need.

Synonyms: bum

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