half-timbered half-timbered

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. The narrow streets that wind through the center of town are lined with steeply roofed, half-timbered houses clustered around the pink sandstone cathedral.
  2. This is the waterway of kings and conquerors, of ruined abbeys, gothic trees, half-timbered farmhouses and pastoral symphonies on either bank.
  3. Sleek high-rise apartments tower over half-timbered villages.

News

  • Goering’s Train-Set Village Is Among Nazi-Era Relics

    The miniature half-timbered houses are crafted by hand and decorated with wreaths. Tiny figures lean out of the windows, among them a man in uniform with a swastika armband giving a “Heil Hitler” salute.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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