or half-tim·ber

[ haf-tim-berd, hahf- ]
/ ˈhæfˈtɪm bərd, ˈhɑf- /


(of a house or building) having the frame and principal supports of timber and the interstices filled in with masonry, plaster, or the like.

Origin of half-timbered

First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for half-timbered




(of a building, wall, etc) having an exposed timber framework filled with brick, stone, or plastered laths, as in Tudor architecture

Derived forms of half-timbered

half-timbering, noun
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