half-timber half-timber

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. The Kerr-Hilton, as Jean Kerr calls her home, is both the sum and summary of its contents, a brick and half-timber Tudor-Spanish architectural error on the edge of Long Island .
  2. Not far from there is a GASTHAUS whose stucco and half-timber construction would look echt in Innsbruck.
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