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cumberground (plural cumbergrounds)
- (obsolete) Any totally worthless object or person; something that is just in the way.
1927, Henry William Wolff, Co-operation in India, page 285:
- Give a man money, and he may sit down upon it and spend it, or live upon the interest which it will yield in idleness, a mere cumberground and drone, from whose life the world derives no benefit.
totally worthless object or person