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lumber

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /ˈlʌm.bər/  us   /-bɚ/
to move slowly and awkwardly: In the distance, we could see a herd of elephants lumbering across the plain.
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lumber

noun [U] uk   /ˈlʌm.bər/  us   /-bɚ/ US (UK timber)
C2 wood that has been prepared for building
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