- structural work formed of timbers.
Origin of timberwork
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Examples from the Web for timberwork
At night the filling-in of the fosse was consolidated by timberwork, on which were spread brushwood and turf.
Thereupon, trees were felled in the forest on the plateau, and the timberwork of the houses of the lower town brought away.
The dredge conduit is carried by timberwork resting on two of the upright box form stanchions.
- a structure made of timber
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