half-timber

adjective

half-tim·​ber ˈhaf-ˈtim-bər How to pronounce half-timber (audio)
ˈhäf-
variants or half-timbered
of a building
: constructed of wood framing with spaces filled with masonry
half-timbering noun

Word History

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of half-timber was in 1607

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Cite this Entry

“Half-timber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half-timber. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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