Definition of timbered in English:


Syllabification: tim·bered
Pronunciation: /ˈtimbərd


  • 1(Of a building) made wholly or partly of timber: black-and-white timbered buildings
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    • One of them was Parliament House, a timbered building in which Charles I was believed to have held his Parliament Committee when he was in York.
    • Fruit orchards, thatched cottages, timbered houses, inviting village pubs; we never realised an area I'd always thought of as ‘The Midlands’ could be so attractive.
    • In this timbered building at the end of Jubbergate in Newgate Market square, Lawrie's eclectic delicatessen once peddled exotic groceries from distant shores.
  • 1.1(Of the walls or other surface of a room) covered with wooden panels: the timbered banqueting hall
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    • We entered off an arcade and the tearoom had no outside window, but lots of lights which lit up the very dark timbered walls.
    • Here, classic regional cuisine is served in a timbered dining room with a roaring log fire.
    • They were never fond of the cramped, partitioned rooms with their low, timbered ceilings and heavy stonework, but the family quickly grew attached to the friendly neighborhood.
  • 2Having many trees; wooded.
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    • Flat Woods came from the even level of height of oak trees in that heavily timbered area.
    • It should ride on many a hip traveling over sagebrush covered deserts, into the foothills, through timbered areas and on to mountain tops.
    • This practice was impossible in Australia and particularly on Yorke Peninsula which was heavily timbered with mallee.

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