Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ship-building, one of the timbers in the cant-bodies which correspond to the lower futtocks in the square body.
- adj. having exposed wood framing with spaces filled with masonry, as in Tudor architecture
“They walked through a narrow set of winding lanes, with half-timber houses leaning over them.”
“In 1926 the Burfrey Realty Corporation, subdivided and built sixty-one "high-class half-timber English homes of individual design”
“As you can see in the pictures, the town is filled with lots of half-timber cuteness.”
“Celle was a lot like Hann Münden - tons of half-timber houses with chain stores on the first level.”
“It features half-timber construction, rustic stone, ornately carved wood and elegant interior.”
“It's very well-preserved, and the monastery building itself is surrounded by an old wall and a few cute half-timber houses.”
“The typical little German town might have a Marktplatz with some half-timber houses, a church or two with some sort of significance, maybe some bits of town wall here or there and an Eis cafe.”
“There we walked through their old town area, past some half-timber houses and two churches all decked out for Easter, and then on to two of the town's castles.”
“Wandering around the usual old gates and half-timber buildings and churches were all kinds of costumed troupes and bands and dressed-up onlookers.”
“We had dinner in the center at a pretty good restaurant in a huge old half-timber building.”
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Ship builders' terms, from stem to stern (these words aren't on the list).
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