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Grub Street

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Since 1830 called Milton Street, near Moorfields, London, once famous for literary hacks and inferior literary productions. The word is the Gothic graban (to dig), whence Saxon grab (a grave) and groep (a ditch). (See Dunciad, i. 38, etc.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Grosted or Robert Grosseteste
Grotesque
Grotta del Cane (Naples)
Grotto
Grotto of Ephesus (The)
Ground
Ground Arms (To)
Groundlings
Grove
Growlers
Grub Street
Gruel
Grumbo
Grundy
Grunth
Gruyère
Gryll
Gryphon (in Orlando Furioso)
Gryphons
Guadiana
Guaff

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Grub Street