Definition of Grabbing

1. Verb. (present participle of grab) ¹

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Definition of Grabbing

1. grab [v] - See also: grab

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grabbing

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grabbing (current term)
grabbingly
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Literary usage of Grabbing

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1. Triumphant Plutocracy: The Story of American Public Life from 1870 to 1920 by Richard Franklin Pettigrew (1921)
"LAND grabbing My first struggle with the business interests, after I entered the Senate in 1889, came over the question of land-grabbing. ..."

2. History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania and Its Centennial Celebration by Joseph Henderson Bausman (1904)
"But before the white man began the occupation of the land, the Indian had been carrying on the same game of "land- grabbing." The Lenni-Lenape, who at the ..."

3. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"Alan found himself grinning. "What's so funny?" Marci said, punching him in the shoulder. 'You two are," he said, grabbing her arm and then ..."

4. Thirty Years of Labor. 1859-1889: In which the History of the Attempts to by Terence Vincent Powderly (1889)
"... railroad in 1833—The Union Pacific chartered—Land grabbing under way—The declaration of the National Labor Union and the Industrial Brotherhood—Adopted ..."

5. Automotive Repair: Instruction Manual of Repair Jobs by John Calvin Wright (1921)
"33 REPAIRING A "grabbing CLUTCH" References.—Part Two, p. 378. ... If " grabbing " is caused by the oil being too thin, drain out the oil and replace it ..."

6. "An American commoner": the life and times of Richard Parks Bland. A study by William Vincent Byars (1900)
"The Land grabbing Spirit in its Relations to Speculative Monopoly. HE Whirling Dervish of the.Market," to whom the reader has been introduced by Mr. Lloyd, ..."

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