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

  Lumbering \Lum"ber*ing\, n.
     The business of cutting or getting timber or logs from the
     forest for lumber. [U.S.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lumber \Lum"ber\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lumbered; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Lumbering.]
     1. To heap together in disorder. " Stuff lumbered together."
        --Rymer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To fill or encumber with lumber; as, to lumber up a room.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lumbering
      adj 1: slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of
             tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot";
             "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn" [syn:
             heavy, lumbering, ponderous]
      n 1: the trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  153 Moby Thesaurus words for "lumbering":
     Christmas tree farming, Latinate, afforestation, all thumbs,
     ambling, ambulation, arboriculture, awkward, backpacking,
     blunderheaded, blundering, bombastic, boorish, bulky, bumbling,
     bungling, butterfingered, careless, cautious, circumspect,
     claudicant, clownish, clumsy, clumsy-fisted, cramped, crawling,
     creeping, creeping like snail, cumbersome, cumbrous, deliberate,
     easy, elephantine, faltering, fingers all thumbs, flagging,
     foot-dragging, footing, footing it, footwork, forced,
     forest management, forestation, forestry, formal, fumbling, gauche,
     gawkish, gawky, gentle, going on foot, graceless, gradual, guinde,
     halting, ham-fisted, ham-handed, heavy, heavy-handed, hiking,
     hitchhiking, hitching, hobbled, hobbling, hoofing, hulking, hulky,
     idle, indolent, inelegant, inept, inkhorn, labored, languid,
     languorous, lazy, leaden, left-hand, left-handed, legwork,
     leisurely, limping, logging, loutish, lubberly, lumpish, lumpy,
     maladroit, marching, massive, massy, moderate, oafish,
     pedestrianism, perambulation, poking, poky, pompous, ponderous,
     reforestation, relaxed, reluctant, sauntering, sesquipedalian,
     shuffling, silviculture, slack, sloppy, slothful, slow,
     slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling,
     slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced,
     slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish,
     snail-paced, snaillike, splay, staggering, stiff, stilted,
     strolling, tentative, thumbing, thumbing a ride, toddling,
     tortoiselike, tottering, tramping, treading, tree farming,
     trudging, turgid, turtlelike, uncouth, ungainly, ungraceful,
     unhandy, unhurried, unwieldy, waddling, walking, woodcraft,
     wooden
  
  

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