(UK Und.) to walk (unsteadily).
|‘The Beak and Trap to Roost are Gone’ in Swell!!! or, Slap-Up Chaunter 48: Lush’d heavy coves with queerish stamps, / Grub on their reeling way.|
|Lonely Plough (1931) 121: I can’t help feeling a bit grubbed, but I suppose I can stick it out.|
to subsist, to struggle along.
|Daily Tel. 19 Oct. n.p.: When a youth left school to follow the pursuits of life he found that he had to grub along as best he could [F&H].|
|Arrowsmith 341: Oh – no – gee – I’m just grubbing along, I guess.|
|Death in Ecstasy 74: Here we go grubbing along – however.|