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 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 The plan was to ride to the ridge tops, then hunt down through the timbered draws and pockets while Cal and Linn took the horses back around to meet us below. Field & Stream, 15 Nov. 2020 Los Angeles Times Tourist-dependent Solvang struggles through stay-at-home orders: With its windmills and half-timbered architecture, Solvang draws more than 1½ million visitors a year. Julia Wick, Los Angeles Times, 20 Apr. 2020 Many historical features, including decorative exterior brickwork, half-timbered details, leaded-pane windows and oak and maple floors, were preserved. Julie Lasky, New York Times, 4 Mar. 2020 The half-timbered exterior with its wide grids of windows is original; everything else — plumbing, electricity, HVAC, oak floors, Sheetrock and other wall surfaces — is new. Julie Lasky, New York Times, 26 Feb. 2020 This sprawling, five-bedroom, five-bathroom home built in 1927 is loaded with elegant features: floor-to-ceiling leaded-glass windows, paneled walls, timbered ceilings, carved stone and window seats. Michael Kolomatsky, New York Times, 18 July 2019 Pools of it, rivulets of it, lapping lakes and freshets of it, in a green and timbered landscape — our eyes were always thirsty for the sight of it. Los Angeles Times, 17 Aug. 2019 The vineyards are some of the steepest in the world, and the river winds around its bends past little, ancient, half-timbered Germanic towns on the water’s edge. National Geographic, 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of timbered

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Timbered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timbered. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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