Its forms are too cumbrous for regularly recurring expressions, subjected at once to the laws of metre and rhyme.
After a great deal of labour, the cumbrous machine was got upon the road.
Cortes with all his armor was a cumbrous burthen; yet the warriors bore him swiftly toward the verge of the azoteas.
In North America, cannon were generally too cumbrous for Indian fighting.
But it is clear that, under Alexander, the phalanx was not the cumbrous unwieldy body which it was at Cynoscephalae and Pydna.
The machinery employed was cumbrous, wasteful of time and costly.
It was with no little emotion that he broke the cumbrous seals.
Slow and cumbrous was travel in those days and very expensive.
The batteau was too cumbrous for use toward the head waters of the Missouri, and it was to be sent back to St. Louis.
She also discarded the long, cumbrous domino, and I took it from her.