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1 a dense growth of trees and shrubs covering a large area
  • upon our approach the deer disappeared back into the timber from whence it had come

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2 tree logs as prepared for human use
  • needed a new load of timber to finish building the house

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3 the basic elements from which something can be developed
  • a novel with the timber to become a best seller, if marketed correctly

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The first known use of timber was before the 12th century

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“Timber.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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