Found 2 items, similar to Lumber.
English → English
v 1: move heavily or clumsily; “The heavy man lumbered across the
2: cut lumber, as in woods and forests [syn: log
n 1: the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building
material [syn: timber
2: an implement used in baseball by the batter [syn: baseball bat
English → English
, n. [Prob. fr. Lombard, the Lombards being the
money lenders and pawnbrokers of the Middle Ages. A lumber
room was, according to Trench, originally a Lombard room, or
room where the Lombard pawnbroker stored his pledges. See
1. A pawnbroker's shop, or room for storing articles put in
pawn; hence, a pledge, or pawn. [Obs.]
They put all the little plate they had in the
lumber, which is pawning it, till the ships came.
2. Old or refuse household stuff; things cumbrous, or bulky
and useless, or of small value.
3. Timber sawed or split into the form of beams, joists,
boards, planks, staves, hoops, etc.; esp., that which is
smaller than heavy timber. [U.S.]
, a room in which timber or lumber is dried by
artificial heat. [U.S.]
, a room in which unused furniture or other
lumber is kept. [U.S.]
, a heavy rough wagon, without springs, used
for general farmwork, etc.
, lumber, usually of pine, which is sold
as beams or planks having a specified nominal
cross-section, usually in inches, such a two-by-four,
two-by-six, four-by-four, etc.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
, v. i.
1. To move heavily, as if burdened.
2. [Cf. dial. Sw. lomra to resound.] To make a sound as if
moving heavily or clumsily; to rumble. --Cowper.
3. To cut logs in the forest, or prepare timber for market.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lumbered
; p. pr. & vb.
1. To heap together in disorder. “ Stuff lumbered
2. To fill or encumber with lumber; as, to lumber up a room.