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grub

(grŭb),
Wormlike larva or maggot of certain insects, particularly in the orders Coleoptera, Diptera, and Hymenoptera, and the genus Hypoderma.

grub

(grŭb)
n.
The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.

grub′ber n.

grub

an insect larva lacking legs; a maggot.
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"You!" He appeared disposed to add more, but indignation choked his utterance, so he lifted up one of his very pliable legs, and, flourishing it above his head a little, to insure his aim, administered a good sound kick to Gabriel Grub; immediately after which, all the goblins in waiting crowded round the wretched sexton, and kicked him without mercy, according to the established and invariable custom of courtiers upon earth, who kick whom royalty kicks, and hug whom royalty hugs.
'Many a time the cloud went and came, and many a lesson it taught to Gabriel Grub, who, although his shoulders smarted with pain from the frequent applications of the goblins' feet thereunto, looked on with an interest that nothing could diminish.
'The day had broken when Gabriel Grub awoke, and found himself lying at full length on the flat gravestone in the churchyard, with the wicker bottle lying empty by his side, and his coat, spade, and lantern, all well whitened by the last night's frost, scattered on the ground.
'Unfortunately, these stories were somewhat disturbed by the unlooked-for reappearance of Gabriel Grub himself, some ten years afterwards, a ragged, contented, rheumatic old man.
GRUB director Jules Bailey said: "My mum is Colombian and so Latin America is very close to our heart.
In the latest epidode of his TV show Gordon Ramsay Uncharted, chef Monique Fiso told him how the grubs - the larval form of the longhorn beetle - were a delicacy and insisted they tasted like peanut butter.
Established by parishioners at Loughborough's St Mary's RC Church, in its first year the Grub Club served over 400 hot lunches and provided a range of activities to children who attended.
Your lawn may or may not have a problem with grubs this year, so you do not need to automatically treat for them.
Grub manager Katherine Stoddart said the till and its contents were stolen along with the tip jar during the theft in the early hours of yesterday.
Delivery of a chassis for a fire fighting vehicle lf 20 for the community grub a.Forst, volunteer fire brigade grub a.Forst.
Tel 01325 718471 Rating: 14/20 What Eddy said: On its game despite an ambitious menu THE SCHOONER South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3AF Tel: 0191 477 7404 Rating: 15/20 What Eddy said: Hearty and wholesome fare at an "old-fashioned" boozer overlooking the Tyne THE LAMBTON WORM North Road, Chester-le-Street, DH3 4AJ Tel: 0191 387 1162 Rating: 15/20 What Eddy said: If the quality of the grub isn't enough to draw you in, there's always the real ale!
The supermarket claims this is the first time that shoppers will be able to buy Eat Grub's consumable insect products from a major grocer.