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[luhm-ber-muh n] /ˈlʌm bər mən/
noun, plural lumbermen.
a person who deals in lumber.
Origin of lumberman
An Americanism dating back to 1810-20; lumber1 + man1
Usage note
See -man. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Besides this, as much wood is burned every year in needless forest fires as is cut by the lumberman.

    Conservation Reader Harold W. Fairbanks
  • We could not give her over to a lumberman, doubly accursed by wealth and provincialism.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • And the lumberman realised the uselessness of further protest.

    The Man in the Twilight Ridgwell Cullum
  • Nobody, she was quite sure, could be so big and brawny as the lumberman from Michigan.

    Nan Sherwood at Pine Camp Annie Roe Carr
  • The Chief Justice, Anderson, and the lumberman fell upon another subject.

    Lady Merton, Colonist Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • If the lumberman had been allowed to get at them, they would have soon been gone forever.

    Conservation Reader Harold W. Fairbanks
  • This threatens the renewal of longleaf forests that have fallen to the axe of the lumberman.

    Trees Worth Knowing Julia Ellen Rogers
  • When Nick Carter arrived at Calamont, he was disguised as a lumberman.

    A Woman at Bay Nicholas Carter
  • There was a lumberman's262 hut a day's walk from the camp; he must make that by night.

    Joyce of the North Woods Harriet T. Comstock
  • The lumberman plunged again into the storm and made his way to the office.

    The Promise James B. Hendryx

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