He must get all his grubstake in too, and after snowfall he would have to be mighty careful about making tracks around any place.
He used up his grubstake, got a second from his backers, and subsequently a third.
He had inveigled other men to share his hopes and labors, to grubstake him while he drove the tunnel that was to cut the vein.
"I want to give you a grubstake," answered the motor wizard.
Half an hour afterward he came to the house with his parfleches, and asked me to put him up a couple of weeks' grubstake.
They was always more'n one wantin' to grubstake him but he'd never take it.
Ida Mary and I woke up one day a few weeks after our arrival to find our grubstake almost gone.
"I'll tell them to grubstake you here," Casey reassured him.
Well, then, how much will you give me in cash for my mine and throw the grubstake in?
And will you bring out that grubstake contract and have it cancelled in my presence?
The money needed for a new venture, new start, etc: Nobody knows how much he gave away in grubstakes (1863+)