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NOUN (2)

1. the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material;
[syn: lumber, timber]

2. an implement used in baseball by the batter;
[syn: baseball bat, lumber]


VERB (2)

1. move heavily or clumsily;
- Example: "The heavy man lumbered across the room"
[syn: lumber, pound]

2. cut lumber, as in woods and forests;
[syn: log, lumber]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lumber \Lum"ber\, 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 Lombard.] 1. A pawnbroker's shop, or room for storing articles put in pawn; hence, a pledge, or pawn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They put all the little plate they had in the lumber, which is pawning it, till the ships came. --Lady Murray. [1913 Webster] 2. Old or refuse household stuff; things cumbrous, or bulky and useless, or of small value. [1913 Webster] 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.] [1913 Webster] Lumber kiln, a room in which timber or lumber is dried by artificial heat. [U.S.] Lumber room, a room in which unused furniture or other lumber is kept. [U.S.] Lumber wagon, a heavy rough wagon, without springs, used for general farmwork, etc. dimensional lumber, 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]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lumber \Lum"ber\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lumbered; p. pr. & vb. n. Lumbering.] 1. To heap together in disorder. " Stuff lumbered together." --Rymer. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill or encumber with lumber; as, to lumber up a room. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lumber \Lum"ber\, v. i. 1. To move heavily, as if burdened. [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. dial. Sw. lomra to resound.] To make a sound as if moving heavily or clumsily; to rumble. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. To cut logs in the forest, or prepare timber for market. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lumber n 1: the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material [syn: lumber, timber] 2: an implement used in baseball by the batter [syn: baseball bat, lumber] v 1: move heavily or clumsily; "The heavy man lumbered across the room" [syn: lumber, pound] 2: cut lumber, as in woods and forests [syn: log, lumber]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

225 Moby Thesaurus words for "lumber": amble, barge, be all thumbs, beam, beams, billet, blunder, blunder away, blunder into, blunder on, blunder upon, board, boarding, boards, boggle, botch, bowl along, bumble, bundle, bungle, burden, burthen, butcher, cargo, charge, chug on, clamjamfry, clapboard, clog, clump, clutter, commit a gaffe, cord, cordwood, cramp, cripple, cross, cumber, cumbrance, deadweight, deal, debris, difficulty, disadvantage, drag, driftwood, dust, embarrass, embarrassment, encumber, encumbrance, enmesh, ensnarl, entangle, entoil, entrammel, entrap, entwine, faux pas, fetter, firewood, flounce, flounder, foot, footslog, freight, fumble, halt, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hardwood, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hop, impede, impediment, impedimenta, impose upon, imposition, inconvenience, involve, jog, jog on, jolt, jumble, jump, junk, lade, lame, land, lath, lathing, lathwork, lime, limp, litter, load, log, lunge, lurch, mar, mince, miscue, muddle, muff, murder, net, odds and ends, onus, overload, pace, pack, paddle, panelboard, paneling, panelwork, peg, penalty, piaffe, piaffer, plank, planking, planks, play havoc with, plod, plod along, plug, plug along, plyboard, plywood, pole, post, prance, press down, puncheon, rack, raff, rejects, riffraff, roll, rub on, rubbish, rubble, saddle, saddle with, sashay, saunter, schlep, scrap, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shackle, shake, shamble, sheathing, sheathing board, sheeting, shingle, shoddy, shuffle, sideboard, siding, sidle, single-foot, skip, slab, slat, slink, slip, slither, slog, slouch, snarl, softwood, splat, spoil, stagger, stalk, stamp, stave, stick, stick of wood, stomp, stovewood, straddle, straggle, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, swing, tangle, tax, three-by-four, timber, timbering, timberwork, tittup, toddle, toil, totter, traipse, trammel, tramp, trash, trip, trouble, truck, trudge, two-by-four, waddle, wamble, weatherboard, weigh, weigh down, weight, white elephant, wiggle, wobble, wood