tim·​bered | \ ˈtim-bərd How to pronounce timbered (audio) \

Definition of timbered

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 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 His government bus took him to Strasbourg, a city of half-timbered houses on the German border and seat of the European Parliament. BostonGlobe.com, 19 Sep. 2021 His government bus took him to Strasbourg, a city of half-timbered houses on the German border and seat of the European Parliament. Elaine Ganley, ajc, 19 Sep. 2021 Columnist Patt Morrison explored Southern California’s almost comical abundance of home styles, from antebellum plantation mansions and Tudor half-timbered houses to Craftsmans and French chateaux. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 17 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of timbered

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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29 Jun 2022

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“Timbered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timbered. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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