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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 RYEGEORGE BORROW
My followers have fled, though I am glad to see some of the hare-livered dogs cumber the ground.
THE GREAT MOGULLOUIS TRACY
I believe,' said she smiling, though she sighed too, 'that I am still to cumber the ground a little longer.
DISCIPLINEMARY 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 LONDONMRS. E. T. COOK.
To do so would be unscientific, and such speculations, though interesting, cumber science wofully.'
MYTHS AND MARVELS OF ASTRONOMYRICHARD A. PROCTOR
The next twenty years were occupied with the strife of Kirk and King, whence arose “all the cumber of Scotland” till 1689.
A SHORT HISTORY OF SCOTLANDANDREW LANG
In return, Teach me my purpose so to execute, That Penestrino cumber earth no more.
THE VISION OF HELL, PART 8DANTE ALIGHIERI
They are not content until they—the citizens—are all prominent, and their buildings are all the largest that cumber the earth.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
But whether to fall upon them on a market-day, because of their cumber in business, that I would should be under debate.
THE HOLY WAR MADE BY SHADDAI UPON DIABOLUSJOHN BUNYAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CUMBER

  • baffle
  • balk
  • bar
  • bind
  • block
  • chain
  • check
  • clog
  • cramp
  • cramp one's style
  • cumber
  • curb
  • drag one's feet
  • embarrass
  • encumber
  • entangle
  • fetter
  • foil
  • frustrate
  • get in the way
  • hamstring
  • handcuff
  • handicap
  • hang up
  • hinder
  • hobble
  • hold up
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