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half-timbered

[haf-tim-berd, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈtɪm bərd, ˈhɑf-/
adjective
1.
(of a house or building) having the frame and principal supports of timber and the interstices filled in with masonry, plaster, or the like.
Also, half-timber.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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Examples from the web for half-timbered
  • The half-timbered second story is patterned, with some diagonally curving timbers.
  • The southwest elevation has two windows and a ventilator in its half-timbered gable.
  • The gable ends have a simple simulated half-timbered effect and paneled verge boards.
British Dictionary definitions for half-timbered

half-timbered

adjective
1.
(of a building, wall, etc) having an exposed timber framework filled with brick, stone, or plastered laths, as in Tudor architecture
Derived Forms
half-timbering, noun
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