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half–timber

adjective \ˈhaf-ˈtim-bərd, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half–timber

of a building

  1. :  constructed of wood framing with spaces filled with masonry

half–timbering

play \-b(ə-)riŋ\ noun


1788

First Known Use of half–timber

1788

Variants of half–timber

or

half–timbered

play \ˈhaf-ˈtim-bərd, ˈhäf-\

Rhymes with half–timber


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