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lumber

noun

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tree logs as prepared for human use
  • a huge amount of lumber will be needed to build the house

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lumber

verb

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1 to move heavily or clumsily
  • the elephant lumbered through the jungle

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2 to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually
  • the novel's plot lumbers to its predictable conclusion after 500 long pages

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3 to make a low heavy rolling sound
  • the horse-drawn wagon lumbered along the trail

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4 to place a weight or burden on
  • preparations that will lumber the expedition with unnecessary equipment and supplies

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The first known use of lumber was in the 14th century

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“Lumber.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lumber. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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