half-timbered

or half-tim·ber

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

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

Nearby words

  1. half-staff,
  2. half-starved,
  3. half-step,
  4. half-stuff,
  5. half-tide,
  6. half-time,
  7. half-title,
  8. half-track,
  9. half-truth,
  10. half-turn

Origin of half-timbered

First recorded in 1840–50

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British Dictionary definitions for half-timbered

half-timbered

half-timber

adjective

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

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