Timbered
Timbered Tim"bered, a. 1. Furnished with timber; -- often compounded; as, a well-timbered house; a low-timbered house. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

2. Built; formed; contrived. [R.] --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]

3. Massive, like timber. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

His timbered bones all broken, rudely rumbled. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

4. Covered with growth timber; wooden; as, well-timbered land. [1913 Webster]


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  • timbered — [tim′bərbərd] adj. 1. made of timbers 2. covered with trees; wooded 3. having exposed timbers, as a wall …   English World dictionary

  • timbered — tim|bered [ˈtımbəd US ərd] adj timbered buildings have a frame made of wooden beams, or have wooden beams showing on the outside timbered houses/cottages →↑half timbered …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • timbered — [[t]tɪ̱mbə(r)d[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A timbered building has a wooden frame or wooden beams showing on the outside. → See also half timbered Timbered cottages stood around a triangular green …   English dictionary

  • Timbered — Timber Tim ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Timbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Timbering}.] To furnish with timber; chiefly used in the past participle. [1913 Webster] His bark is stoutly timbered. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • timbered — /tim beuhrd/, adj. 1. made of or furnished with timber. 2. covered with growing trees; wooded: timbered acres. [1375 1425; late ME timbred. See TIMBER, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • timbered — tim|bered [ tımbərd ] adjective a timbered building has outside walls made completely or partly of wood …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • timbered — UK [ˈtɪmbə(r)d] / US [ˈtɪmbərd] adjective a timbered building has outside walls made completely or partly of wood …   English dictionary

  • timbered — /ˈtɪmbəd/ (say timbuhd) adjective 1. made of or furnished with timber. 2. covered with growing trees; wooded: timbered hills …   Australian English dictionary

  • timbered — timber ► NOUN 1) wood prepared for use in building and carpentry. 2) informal, chiefly US suitable quality or character: she is hailed as presidential timber. ► EXCLAMATION ▪ used to warn that a tree is about to fall after being cut. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • timbered — adjective Date: 15th century 1. having walls framed by exposed timbers 2. having a specified structure or constitution 3. covered with growing timber ; wooded …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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