round timber


: timber used (as for poles) without being squared by sawing or hewing
South & Midland : untapped turpentine-yielding pine trees

Word History


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First Known Use

1656, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of round timber was in 1656

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“Round timber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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