timbered

adjective

tim·​bered ˈtim-bərd How to pronounce timbered (audio)
1
: having walls framed by exposed timbers
2
: having a specified structure or constitution
3
: covered with growing timber : wooded

Examples of timbered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Go clubbing in Berlin, or take a train to some of the country’s small towns for medieval history, beer steins, and half-timbered houses. Stephanie Walden, Travel + Leisure, 26 Jan. 2023 And between all of that bounty are unsung slot canyons closer to town and the nearby lakes, rivers, and trails within Dixie National Forest that covers the Aquarius Plateau, the highest timbered plateau in North America, topping out at 11,328 feet. Stephanie Pearson, Outside Online, 2 Nov. 2022 The timbered property borders the Ochoco National Forest and has views of the Cascade mountains. oregonlive, 21 Aug. 2022 Villages of half-timbered houses dot deep valleys in the shadow of mountainsides thick with spruce and fir trees. Matthew Kronsberg, WSJ, 17 June 2022 Quedlinburg is a typical German town of half-timbered houses and medieval streets. Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, 15 May 2022 Find gourmet food on the terrace of the Rohan Palace, while the Place de la Cathédrale is particularly scenic, with the centuries-old cathedral soaring over the chalets and half-timbered houses. Washington Post, 17 Dec. 2021 Sitting just south of Colmar near the French-German border, Eguisheim is a medieval village that's home to half-timbered houses, narrow streets, and castles that date back to the Middle Ages. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 14 Dec. 2021 Practically speaking, locals consider Island Park to be a vast area of timbered hills and valleys stretching 30 miles north-south through Fremont County and a clear 18 miles across it. Natalie Schachar, Washington Post, 30 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of timbered was in the 15th century

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“Timbered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timbered. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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