verb (used with object)
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Origin of cumber
OTHER WORDS FROM cumbercum·ber·er, nouncum·ber·ment, nouno·ver·cum·ber, verb (used with object)un·cum·bered, adjective
Words nearby cumber
Example sentences from the Web for cumber
There is no specimen at present in the Museum, the one stuffed by Miss Cumber having, as above mentioned, disappeared.Birds of Guernsey (1879)|Cecil Smith
God had, at any rate, decreed that this man should not cumber it as a drone.The Romany Rye|George Borrow
My followers have fled, though I am glad to see some of the hare-livered dogs cumber the ground.The Great Mogul|Louis Tracy
I believe,' said she smiling, though she sighed too, 'that I am still to cumber the ground a little longer.Discipline|Mary Brunton
There is (p. 361) no picturesque decay in London; what is not of use must go: it dare not cumber the precious ground.Highways and Byways in London|Mrs. E. T. Cook.