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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cumber.

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Examples

  • JOHN ZARELLA, CNN CORRESPONDENT: He likes cumbers for lunch and, of course, bananas.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2009

  • We'd like you to grow us some tomatoes and some cumbers.

    CNN Transcript Sep 8, 2009

  • You do the tomatoes, I do the cumbers, and we swap.

    CNN Transcript Aug 31, 2009

  • It is then that lettuce, tomatoes, cu-cumbers, oranges, strawberries are all ready to be picked.

    Exodus

  • It is then that lettuce, tomatoes, cu-cumbers, oranges, strawberries are all ready to be picked.

    Exodus

  • Sprung was - somewhat facetiously - a plan to spend $1.50 of public money to sell cumbers at 50 cents each.

    The myths debunked - once again

  • It cumbers your lap, and I want it for my head: it engages your eyes, and I want them for a book.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • His bones are laid with those of the wisest and mightiest of the land; the gratitude of monarchs cumbers the earth with his sepulchral honors; and his memory is consecrated in the most eloquent pages of the history not only of his own country, but of that which sent him out of existence.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 38, December, 1860

  • It is rather, as one well describes it, "a shrunken, useless organ, a noble capacity sentenced to death by an ignoble passion, which droops as a withered hand by the side, and cumbers Nature like a rotten branch."

    Men in the Making

  • Vigor of mind is judgment, which divides the meat from the shell, that which cumbers from that which thrills.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 76, February, 1864

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