from The 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.

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  • adj. having exposed wood framing with spaces filled with masonry, as in Tudor architecture


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  • They walked through a narrow set of winding lanes, with half-timber houses leaning over them.

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  • In 1926 the Burfrey Realty Corporation, subdivided and built sixty-one "high-class half-timber English homes of individual design"

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  • As you can see in the pictures, the town is filled with lots of half-timber cuteness.


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  • It's very well-preserved, and the monastery building itself is surrounded by an old wall and a few cute half-timber houses.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Wandering around the usual old gates and half-timber buildings and churches were all kinds of costumed troupes and bands and dressed-up onlookers.

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  • We had dinner in the center at a pretty good restaurant in a huge old half-timber building.

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