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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This night we had a dish of arbor-vitae, or cedar-tea, which the lumberer sometimes uses when other herbs fail,--
To account for which, they say that, when the lumberers come out of the woods, they have a craving for cakes and pies, and such sweet things, which there are almost unknown, and this is the supply to satisfy that demand.
These were such houses as the lumberers of Maine spend the winter in, in the wilderness.
In two places stood a small stack of hay on the bank, ready for the lumberer's use in the winter, looking strange enough there.
But he was nothing to a white fellow, a lumberer, who was continually stuffing himself with the Indians' moose meat, and was the butt of his companions accordingly.
There is a lumberer's road called the Eagle Lake road, from the Seboois to the east side of this lake.
He had already stuck up the remnant of a lumberer's shirt, found on the point, on a pole by the water-side, for a signal, and attached a note to it, to inform us that he had gone on to the lake, and that if he did not find us there, he would be back in a couple of hours.