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half-timbered

, half-timber
(of a building, wall, etc.) having an exposed timber framework filled with brick, stone, or plastered laths, as in Tudor architecture
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Half-timbered

Descriptive of buildings of the 16th and 17th centuries, which were built with strong timber foundations, supports, knees, and studs, and whose walls were filled in between with plaster or masonry materials.
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half-timbered

[′haf ¦tim·bərd]
(building construction)
Pertaining to a timber frame building with brickwork, plaster, or wattle and daub filling the spaces between the timbers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

half-timbered

half-timbered
Descriptive of buildings of the 16th and 17th cent. which were built with strong timber foundations, supports, knees, and studs, and whose walls were filled in with plaster or masonry materials such as brick.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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