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

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  • half timber — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective or half timbered ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : being of the Tudor or Elizabethan construction employing wood framing with spaces filled with masonry • half timbering ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • Half-Timber — The common form of medieval construction in which walls were made of a wood frame structure filled with Wattle and Daub. Buildings within the castle would often be of this form …   Medieval glossary

  • Half-Timber —    Walls made of a wood frame structure filled with wattle and daub. This was the most common form of construction used in medieval Europe …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • half-timber work — ▪ architecture       method of building in which external and internal walls are constructed of timber frames and the spaces between the structural members are filled with such materials as brick, plaster, or wattle and daub. Traditionally, a… …   Universalium

  • Timber framing — (German: Fachwerk literally framework ), or half timbering, and in North America Post and Beam construction is the method of creating structures using heavy squared off and carefully fitted and joined timbers with joints secured by large wooden… …   Wikipedia

  • timber framing — Construction of frame or post and beam structures using large, heavy, wood members, specifically lumber 5 in. (13 cm) or more in the least dimension. The term implies stylistic features of a heavy nature. Half timber work, in which the spaces… …   Universalium

  • half-timbered — /haf tim beuhrd, hahf /, adj. (of a house or building) having the frame and principal supports of timber and the interstices filled in with masonry, plaster, or the like. Also, half timber. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 — adjective see half timber …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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