from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a good framework or structure.
- adj. Covered with a good growth of timber.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Well furnished with timber: as, well-timbered land; also, made with good or abundant timber, literally or figuratively; strongly formed or built.
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They went to Sen. Ron Wyden, of the well-timbered Oregon, who dutifully introduced legislation.
Some built rustic lodges on well-timbered mountain lakes (weekend houses in the area are still called "camps"), while others passed the summer months at big wooden hotels -- the kind that in succeeding years always seemed to burn down.
The bedroom looked out over the great front door, with its portico, its terrace and flight of steps beyond, and, further still, the broad sweep of the well-timbered park to close the view.
The land at the point is twenty or twenty-five feet above the common surface of the water; and a considerable bottom of flat, well-timbered land all around it, very convenient for building.
Till we strike the prairie, our course is among bold, well-timbered hills, which now and then we are obliged to tunnel, and by the side of charming pastoral streams whose green bottom-land is shaded by noble plane-trees and cotton-woods.
The dugout was cut into the side of the road and consisted of several well-timbered rooms and there were about four entrances.
The largest of these rivers is called by the Spanish inhabitants the river Reyes, and falls into the lake near its northern end; it is a well-timbered stream, and flows through a country of great fertility and beauty.
About five miles from Kynaston Hall, as the crow flies, across the fields, stood, as the house-agents would have described it, "a large and commodious modern mansion, standing in about eighty acres of well-timbered park land."
"They shell here pretty consistently," added the major encouragingly, and we made for more open land that sloped up towards a well-timbered wood on the wide-stretched ridge, a thousand yards away.
Pausing here, Maxwell gazed down on the one hand to the rich fields and well-timbered lands of Hoddam; on the other hand across Solway to where below the deep-piled, purple masses of Helvellyn and Skiddaw lay 'merry
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