Half-timbered
Half-timbered Half"-tim`bered (h[aum]f"t[i^]m`b[~e]rd), a. (Arch.) Constructed of a timber frame, having the spaces filled in with masonry; -- said of buildings. [1913 Webster]

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  • half-timbered — adjective a half timbered building has been built so that its wooden structure can be seen on the outside walls …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half-timbered — half tim|bered [ˌha:f ˈtımbəd US ˌhæf ˈtımbərd] adj a half timbered house is usually old and shows the wooden structure of the building on the outside walls …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half-timbered — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having walls with a timber frame and a brick or plaster filling …   English terms dictionary

  • half-timbered — [haf′tim΄bərd] adj. Archit. made of a wooden framework having the spaces filled with plaster, brick, etc …   English World dictionary

  • half-timbered — adjective having exposed wood framing with spaces filled with masonry, as in Tudor architecture • Syn: ↑half timber • Similar to: ↑timbered * * * ˌhalf ˈtimbered [half timbered] adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-timbered — adj. Half timbered is used with these nouns: ↑cottage, ↑house …   Collocations dictionary

  • half-timbered — ADJ Half timbered is used to describe old buildings that have wooden beams showing in the brick and plaster walls, both on the inside and the outside of the building …   English dictionary

  • half-timbered — adjective a half timbered house is usually old and shows the wooden structure of the building on the outside walls …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • half-timbered — UK / US adjective a half timbered building has been built so that its wooden structure can be seen on the outside walls …   English dictionary

  • half-timbered — half′ tim′bered or half′ tim′ber adj. bui archit. (of a building) having the frame and principal supports of timber and the interstices filled in with masonry, plaster, or the like • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

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