What does the word lumber mean?

Usage examples for lumber

  1. Though Mrs. Bobbsey was very much interested in Chicago, and though Mr. Bobbsey was glad to get there to look after some matters of his lumber business, I must admit that none of the Bobbsey twins thought a great deal of the big city. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West by Laura Lee Hope
  2. The Baron de Castine was an old and not very valuable vessel, bound with lumber from the coast of Maine to Cuba. – Cruise and Captures of the Alabama by Albert M. Goodrich
  3. The room we had always called the lumber- room was over it, and nearly as large. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald