half-timbered

or half-tim·ber

[haf-tim-berd, hahf-]
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.

Origin of half-timbered

First recorded in 1840–50
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half-timbered

half-timber

adjective
  1. (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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