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An example use of lumber in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… exiles and 50 guards onto lumber barges …”
Lumber is wood that is cut into boards, logs, or other shapes.
the word lumber occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.