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 for lubber
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lubber \Lub"ber\, n. [Cf. dial. Sw. lubber. See Looby, Lob.]
     A heavy, clumsy, or awkward fellow; a sturdy drone; a clown.
     [1913 Webster]
           Lingering lubbers lose many a penny.     --Tusser.
     [1913 Webster]
     Land lubber, a name given in contempt by sailors to a
        person who lives on land.
     Lubber grasshopper (Zool.), a large, stout, clumsy
        grasshopper; esp., Brachystola magna, from the Rocky
        Mountain plains, and Romalea microptera, which is
        injurious to orange trees in Florida.
     Lubber's hole (Naut.), a hole in the floor of the "top,"
        next the mast, through which sailors may go aloft without
        going over the rim by the futtock shrouds. It is
        considered by seamen as only fit to be used by lubbers.
     Lubber's line, Lubber's point, or Lubber's mark, a line
        or point in the compass case indicating the head of the
        ship, and consequently the course which the ship is
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an awkward stupid person [syn: lout, clod,
           stumblebum, goon, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump,
      2: an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage [syn:
         landlubber, lubber, landsman]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "lubber":
     blockhead, blunderer, blunderhead, boor, botcher, bumbler, bumpkin,
     bungler, clock watcher, clod, clodhopper, clodknocker, clot, clown,
     dallier, dawdle, dawdler, diddler, dillydallier, do-nothing,
     dolittle, dolt, doodler, faineant, fumbler, gawk, gawky,
     gentleman of leisure, goldbrick, goldbricker, goof-off, gowk,
     hayseed, hick, idler, klutz, laggard, landlubber, lingerer, loafer,
     lobster, loiterer, loller, looby, lotus-eater, lounger, lout, lug,
     lummox, lump, mope, moper, oaf, ox, palooka, polliwog, potterer,
     putterer, rube, slouch, sloucher, slubberer, slug, sluggard,
     stick-in-the-mud, time killer, time waster, trifler,
     waiter on Providence, yokel

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