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Meaning of LUMBERING

Pronunciation:  'lumburing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber
  2. [adj]  slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot"; "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn"
 

LUMBERING is a 9 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: heavy, heavy-footed, ponderous
 
 See Also: craft, trade

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lum"ber*ing\, n.
The business of cutting or getting timber or logs from the
forest for lumber. [U.S.]

 
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