lumber off

lumber off

To depart or head off in a heavy, plodding, and ungainly manner. I stood completely still until the bear finally lumbered off. The drunken sailor slurred some incomprehensible insults before lumbering off toward the bar.
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lumber off

to move or lope away heavily and awkwardly. The frightened bear lumbered off, and we left in a hurry. He lumbered off, leaving us there alone.
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Authorities intercepted two pump boats loaded with some 2,000 board feet of illegally cut lumber off the coast of Barangay Mama, Dumalinao town in Zamboanga del Sur on Saturday, the maritime police reported.
Operatives of the maritime police intercepted two motorboats loaded with some PHP100,000 illegally cut lumber off the shore of Dumalina here, officials said Monday.
At the end of the frenetic day they will lumber off, bagged down with their prizes.
At the end of the frenetic day they will lumber off bagged down with their prizes.
Plain slicing is more like taking a piece of lumber off of a log, he explained.
And, that's what I did; I pulled lumber off of a chain.
After a voracious race to eat and grow as much as possible, the blobby almost-adults lumber off to go through metamorphosis, which turns a pale wormy cylinder of a larva into a winged adult.
I don't think you'll be able to say that about the Chawners when they lumber off this mortal coil.
In the fall of 2007, Webster decided to enforce all the terms of the 55-page credit agreement and cut Bradley Lumber off from the line of credit.