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lumber room

2 dicționare găsite pentru lumber room
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lumber \Lum"ber\, n. [Prob. fr. Lombard, the Lombards being the
     money lenders and pawnbrokers of the Middle Ages. A lumber
     room was, according to Trench, originally a Lombard room, or
     room where the Lombard pawnbroker stored his pledges. See
     1. A pawnbroker's shop, or room for storing articles put in
        pawn; hence, a pledge, or pawn. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
              They put all the little plate they had in the
              lumber, which is pawning it, till the ships came.
                                                    --Lady Murray.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Old or refuse household stuff; things cumbrous, or bulky
        and useless, or of small value.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. Timber sawed or split into the form of beams, joists,
        boards, planks, staves, hoops, etc.; esp., that which is
        smaller than heavy timber. [U.S.]
        [1913 Webster]
     Lumber kiln, a room in which timber or lumber is dried by
        artificial heat. [U.S.]
     Lumber room, a room in which unused furniture or other
        lumber is kept. [U.S.]
     Lumber wagon, a heavy rough wagon, without springs, used
        for general farmwork, etc.
     dimensional lumber, lumber, usually of pine, which is sold
        as beams or planks having a specified nominal
        cross-section, usually in inches, such a two-by-four,
        two-by-six, four-by-four, etc.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  lumber room
       n : a storeroom in a house where odds and ends can be stored
           (especially furniture)

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