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lumbering

[luhm-ber-ing] /ˈlʌm bər ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the trade or business of cutting and preparing lumber.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; lumber1 + -ing1
Related forms
unlumbering, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unlumbering

lumbering1

/ˈlʌmbərɪŋ/
noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) the business or trade of cutting, transporting, preparing, or selling timber

lumbering2

/ˈlʌmbərɪŋ/
adjective
1.
awkward in movement
2.
moving with a rumbling sound
Derived Forms
lumberingly, adverb
lumberingness, noun
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