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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Hold back.

Usage examples (36)
  • The word cumber here means to render barren or sterile.
  • Such trifles at best come under the head of what old Warner would have called cumber-minds.
  • He made this plea, not with an armoury of Greek learning, such as cumber Virgil and Horace, but with an original passion.
  • Whereupon the hawker took a "cumber" from his barrow, bit off the end, and chewed it till the sap squirted. for more
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