grab game


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grab \Grab\, n.
   1. A sudden grasp or seizure.
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   2. An instrument for clutching objects for the purpose of
      raising them; -- specially applied to devices for
      withdrawing drills, etc., from artesian and other wells
      that are drilled, bored, or driven.
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   Grab bag, at fairs, a bag or box holding small articles
      which are to be drawn, without being seen, on payment of a
      small sum. [Colloq.]

   Grab game, a theft committed by grabbing or snatching a
      purse or other piece of property. [Colloq.]
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