Definition of lumber :
1. A pawnbroker's shop, or room for storing articles put in pawn; hence, a pledge, or pawn.
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.
4. To cut logs in the forest, or prepare timber for market.
5. To fill or encumber with lumber; as, to lumber up a room.
6. To heap together in disorder.
7. To make a sound as if moving heavily or clumsily; to rumble.
8. To move heavily, as if burdened.
- Since they have the bad sign again, they say to the others- those who make the poles stand-" We are very tired always to dig and dig, and to make stand and make stand those poles, we go ahead to make the house," and they placed their lumber and they went- one family of the Ipogau. - "Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore", Fay-Cooper Cole.
- So we counted our money, right there, on the bridge, and started for a lumber yard. - "Boy Scouts in Mexico; or On Guard with Uncle Sam", G. Harvey Ralphson.
- They wound down a deep cut in the hill, and got a view of the lumber village- their destination. - "One Day's Courtship The Heralds Of Fame", Robert Barr.