Associations to the word «Lumber»


LUMBER, noun. (uncountable) Wood intended as a building material.
LUMBER, noun. Useless things that are stored away
LUMBER, noun. A pawnbroker's shop, or room for storing articles put in pawn; hence, a pledge, or pawn.
LUMBER, verb. (intransitive) to move clumsily
LUMBER, verb. (transitive) to load down with things, to fill, to encumber
LUMBER, verb. To heap together in disorder.
LUMBER, verb. To fill or encumber with lumber.
LUMBER ROOM, noun. Storeroom in a house where odds and ends, especially furniture, can be stored
LUMBER STATE, proper noun. (informal) Maine, United States
LUMBER YARD, noun. A merchant that sells finished wood products used to build objects, such as some furniture and fixtures, as well as construction and repair of complete structures such as houses, buildings, etc. Most lumber yards have evolved into full-service hardware stores.
LUMBER YARDS, noun. Plural of lumber yard

Dictionary definition

LUMBER, noun. The wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material.
LUMBER, noun. An implement used in baseball by the batter.
LUMBER, verb. Move heavily or clumsily; "The heavy man lumbered across the room".
LUMBER, verb. Cut lumber, as in woods and forests.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne