Definition of half-timbered in English:

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half-timbered

adjective

Having walls with a timber frame and a brick or plaster filling.
Example sentences
  • But Space House is not remotely like any of its brick or half-timbered neighbours.
  • I had tried to think of it as little as possible, but now that I searched for words all that came to me were pictures, images of tree-lined walkways, half-timbered houses, narrow streets and secret stairways.
  • Treven Hall had been an Elizabethan, half-timbered manor house.

Derivatives

half-timbering

noun
Example sentences
  • Progressive houses combined the now-familiar techniques of specialized domestic planning with motifs from English vernacular buildings such as half-timbering, tile-hanging, inglenooks, and romantically tall chimneys.
  • Most Tudor homes have stucco or masonry exteriors accented by ornamental half-timbering, massive chimneys and steep gable roofs.
  • The traditional habitat of the Alsatian lowland is constituted of houses constructed with walls in half-timbering and cob and roofing in flat tiles.

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