noun see half-timber

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  • half-timbering — noun see half timber …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-timbering — noun A method of construction using heavy timber beams, usually joined by tenon and mortice joints pegged together …   Wiktionary

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  • half-timber — or half timbered adjective Date: 1788 of a building constructed of wood framing with spaces filled with masonry • half timbering noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • half-timbered — adjective having walls with a timber frame and a brick or plaster filling. Derivatives half timbering noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • half-timbered — /ˈhaf tɪmbəd/ (say hahf timbuhd) adjective (of a house or building) having the frame and principal supports of timber, but with the interstices filled in with masonry, plaster, or the like. –half timbering, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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