from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Totally worthless object or person; something that is just in the way.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Anything worthless.
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.