Definition of half-timbered adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌhɑːf ˈtɪmbəd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhæf ˈtɪmbərd//
[usually before noun] How a building looks
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(of a building) having walls that are made from a wooden frame filled with brick, stone, etc. so that the framework can still be seen See related entries: How a building looks Culture Half-timbered buildings were especially popular in England in the Tudor period, partly because there was already less good wood available for building by this time.
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