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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Turner's lumberingly designated A Bedroom with a Fire Burning and a Woman Reading to a Man Lying on a Sofa at the Tate, let alone a point-of-no-return instance like Pietro Longhi's pictured intonation of Extreme Unction.
23 at NoHo's Eclectic Company Theatre, starts out rather lumberingly as writer-performer Levy frames things with a long confessional monologue.
Unfortunately, the venture was too lumberingly huge, and Boydell lost his shirt before it had nearly reached completion.