Lumber

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Lumber

Wood cut in such a way as to be used for building. Lumber may be traded as a commodity and is especially important in the construction industry. Sustainable woodcutting has become a significant issue in the lumber industry.
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Sir, said I, that will be better than the Chamber, and it will never be lumbered again, but kept to Use, for which as I presume, it has been consecrated.
By this I mean that its earlier state as the older chapel overwrites and skips over the lumber-room's existence: generations of obsolescence bury the older chapel into a lumbered memory.
Mason reveals Rochester's existing marriage to Bertha and her incarceration in the attic; this effectively brings the marital past lumbered in the attic into the open and into the marital present of Jane's imminent wedding.