Difference between flit and lumber
- move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
- a sudden quick movement
- a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
 A flitch is a side of cured meat, in this case, pork.
Small birds flitted in the shade of the branches and bees were crawling over the red and white clover.
Washington dreamed his way along the street, his fancy flitting from grain to hogs, from hogs to banks, from banks to eyewater, from eye-water to Tennessee Land, and lingering but a feverish moment upon each of these fascinations.
- an implement used in baseball by the batter
- the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
- move heavily or clumsily
- cut lumber, as in woods and forests
That call my slumbering life to wake to happy things.
It had been always understood, by watchful politicians, that the Repeal agitation slumbered only until the reinstalment of a Conservative administration.
He chased the unmigratory tropi-ducks from their shrewd-hidden nests, walked circumspectly among the crocodiles hauled out of water for slumber, and crept under the jungle-roof and spied upon the snow-white saucy cockatoos, the fierce ospreys, the heavy-flighted buzzards, the lories and kingfishers, and the absurdly garrulous little pygmy parrots.