from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Anything worthless.
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- noun obsolete
Totally worthless objector person; something that is just in the way.
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The church and a profession are the best of places for the upright; but the worst in the world for the cumberground.
The day will surely come, when I must quit this frail tabernacle, and it may be soon -- I certainly know, I am not of importance eno 'in this world, for any one to wish my stay -- rather am I, and so I consider myself as a cumberground.