Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person who trades in lumber.
  • n. A lumberjack or logger.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A man involved in the production or sale of lumber.
  • n. a lumberjack, a logger

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who is engaged in lumbering as a business or employment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as lumberer.
  • n. One who deals in lumber.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who fells trees

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Praise be, my regular customers knew I wasn't the kind of lumberman who tries to crawl out of filling low-priced orders after the market has gone up.

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  • Not only is the farmer benefited by the creation of a demand for his products, but the miner, the lumberman and the freighter.

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  • Skin clothing is then the only thing that is of any use; but at this time of year, when the sun is above the horizon for the whole twenty-four hours, one can go for a long time without being more heavily clad than a lumberman working in the woods.

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  • "Winsor Zenic McCay was born at Spring Lake, Mich., where his father was a lumberman."

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  • Somebody well-matched Credit card! urinate anyone predominate summarily a lumberman biathlete?

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  • He was found on the streets of Chicago as an infant, with his right hand horrifyingly cut off, and, after a bleak childhood in an orphanage, arrives at the Limberlost, where a fatherly lumberman named McLean, a partner in a Grand Rapids lumber company, hires him to patrol the trail and guard the valuable trees that are soon to become Grand Rapids furniture:

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  • In an article, “The Home Builder Conserves,” he admonished people, before they castigated the “wasteful lumberman,” to think about how their own arbitrary demands as consumers and home builders cause waste.

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  • ROLLINS: Well, I think the message is you're talking about working people and I think what they're going to do today is they've got a guy who's a lumberman, they have a whole variety of working people that they're going to identify beyond Joe.

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  • Founded in the late 1800s by Maine's first governor, William King, and his head lumberman, King & Bartlett boasts Teddy Roosevelt's signature in its guestbook.

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  • The isolated life, if at times adventurous, was always harsh and ultimately meagre of reward; it was essential to work as lumberman, teamster or boatman to help pay one's way.

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