timbered

[ tim-berd ]
/ ˈtɪm bərd /

adjective

made of or furnished with timber.
covered with growing trees; wooded: timbered acres.

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Origin of timbered

First recorded in 1375–1425, timbered is from the late Middle English word timbred. See timber, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM timbered

non·tim·bered, adjectiveo·ver·tim·bered, adjectiveun·tim·bered, adjective

Definition for timbered (2 of 2)

Origin of timber

before 900; Middle English, Old English: orig., house, building material; cognate with German Zimmer room, Old Norse timbr timber; akin to Gothic timrjan, Greek démein to build. See dome

OTHER WORDS FROM timber

tim·ber·less, adjectivetim·ber·y, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH timber

timber timbre
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British Dictionary definitions for timbered (1 of 2)

timbered
/ (ˈtɪmbəd) /

adjective

made of or containing timber or timbers
covered with trees; wooded

British Dictionary definitions for timbered (2 of 2)

timber
/ (ˈtɪmbə) /

noun

verb

(tr) to provide with timbers

interjection

a lumberjack's shouted warning when a tree is about to fall

Word Origin for timber

Old English; related to Old High German zimbar wood, Old Norse timbr timber, Latin domus house
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