- The larva of an insect, especially of a beetle; -- called
also grubworm. See Illust. of Goldsmith beetle, under Goldsmith.
- A short, thick man; a dwarf.
- Victuals; food. - To dig in or under the ground, generally for an object
that is difficult to reach or extricate; to be occupied in digging.
- To drudge; to do menial work. - To dig; to dig up by the roots; to root out by digging; --
followed by up; as, to grub up trees, rushes, or sedge.
- To supply with food.