"bone-grubber" Definition

  1. a person who hunts dust-holes, gutters, and all likely spots for refuse bones, which he sells at the rag-shops, or to the bone-grinders. The term was also applied to a resurrectionist. Cobbett was therefore called “a BONE GRUBBER,” because he brought the remains of Tom Paine from America.

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Position in the dictionary: 281 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: bone-picker, bones, boniface, bonnet, booby-trap, book, booked, bookmaker’s pocket, books, boom
Previous words in the dictionary: bone, bombay ducks;, bolus, bolt, boko, boilers, bogus, bog-trotter, bog-oranges, bog

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