Definition of timbered in English:



  • 1(of a building) made wholly or partly of timber.

    ‘black-and-white timbered buildings’
    • ‘The timbered house is long and low, with a relatively low-pitched thatched roof.’
    • ‘A timbered sauna which sits on stilts in the loch beside the lodge is another feature requiring attention.’
    • ‘Chalon's winding pedestrianised streets, timbered facades, eleventh century cathedral and old market square - once the venue for thriving Middle Ages pelt fairs - could alone fill a day.’
    • ‘A five-bay timbered building fronted the street through which the visitor entered a courtyard, with the house proper on the far side.’
    • ‘However, the target of the raids was not the industrial sector but rather the historic centre of the city, consisting for the most part of timbered residential buildings.’
    • ‘Fruit orchards, thatched cottages, timbered houses, inviting village pubs; we never realised an area I'd always thought of as ‘The Midlands’ could be so attractive.’
    • ‘Inside and below on the slopes underneath are twisting cobbled streets and ancient timbered houses.’
    • ‘The medieval ports of Lannion and Treguier are short drives away, each with picturesque timbered houses and ancient churches.’
    • ‘The timbered day lodge, scheduled to open January 1, is the perfect place for contemplating your Olympic stamina over a hot drink in front of the stone fireplace.’
    • ‘Therefore, deconstruction has been largely limited to residential and old, heavily timbered commercial and institutional buildings.’
    • ‘The Villiers in question is George Villiers, the second Duke of Buckingham who is blamed for many a strange occurrence in the timbered and jetted building dating back to 1575.’
    • ‘Its svelte, timbered chalets (each with a private balcony) are tucked into the leafy groves of Puka Park's 10 hectares of native bush.’
    • ‘The high-set teak timbered house was filled to capacity as the 200 guests trooped upstairs, sat and knelt on the floor.’
    • ‘So, there's no mill, no stream to power said mill, and no quaint hedge-rowed Brit township or timbered farm-houses for the characters to retreat into.’
    • ‘Then whilst I'm still wondering if the taxi driver's taking us somewhere quiet where our bodies may eventually be found by a dog walker, the shining lights of a timbered barn.’
    • ‘It was an impressively timbered 16th century farmhouse with the most comfortable bed I've ever slept in.’
    • ‘One of them was Parliament House, a timbered building in which Charles I was believed to have held his Parliament Committee when he was in York.’
    • ‘At one time members of the legal profession visiting York for the assizes would stay at a timbered building on Spurriergate.’
    • ‘One of the last photographs of him shows him in his seventeenth-century timbered cottage, resting on a sofa beside the massive open fire chimney corner.’
    • ‘In this timbered building at the end of Jubbergate in Newgate Market square, Lawrie's eclectic delicatessen once peddled exotic groceries from distant shores.’
    1. 1.1 (of the walls or other surface of a room) covered with wooden panels.
      ‘the timbered banqueting hall’
      • ‘Campbell transformed the space into a 13 th-century Florentine palace with a hand-painted timbered ceiling and leaded windows.’
      • ‘Built in a traditional lodge style, the inn offers hotel-style rooms and attractive cabins with timbered ceilings.’
      • ‘And I strolled through the hushed timbered halls of the Casa del Colon, or Columbus House, where he is said to have lodged during his time on the island.’
      • ‘He made his way, passing under the white marbled gates, and into a large finely timbered chamber.’
      • ‘An 18th century drover's inn with bags of original character, it has big stone fireplaces which blaze with logs in winter, timbered ceilings and immensely thick stone walls.’
      • ‘The dining room stays the same throughout the lunar cycle - timbered and cozy, a perfect holiday ambience.’
      • ‘Public rooms are comfortably understated and open onto well-kept gardens, while its 20 bedrooms, some of them squeezed into extravagantly timbered loft spaces, are all cosily warm and well-equipped.’
      • ‘Here, classic regional cuisine is served in a timbered dining room with a roaring log fire.’
      • ‘The thanes made haste, marched along together until they could discern the glorious, timbered hall, adorned with gold.’
      • ‘Several shiny timbered cupboards loomed in every corner of his room.’
      • ‘They were never fond of the cramped, partitioned rooms with their low, timbered ceilings and heavy stonework, but the family quickly grew attached to the friendly neighborhood.’
      • ‘We entered off an arcade and the tearoom had no outside window, but lots of lights which lit up the very dark timbered walls.’
      • ‘Things quieten down a little until just before Easter when the Maundy Thursday Wine Fair takes place at an atmospheric wine hall in Ricey-Haut, under an imposing 18th century timbered roof.’
  • 2Having many trees; wooded.

    ‘on the south it is well timbered with oak’
    • ‘On up the Sweetwater they progressed, timbered mountains miles off on their left, bare-granite rocks rising close and steep on their right.’
    • ‘It should ride on many a hip traveling over sagebrush covered deserts, into the foothills, through timbered areas and on to mountain tops.’
    • ‘Unlike other lynx which prefer the cold, heavily timbered northern forests, the bobcat lives in all habitats except in metropolitan areas, even swampy woods and deserts where there is water.’
    • ‘Soon the landscape alters from timbered hillside to open grassland and wildflowers.’
    • ‘Although no crops could be grown without irrigation, officials still considered such land timbered and would not allow it.’
    • ‘However, many species inhabit timbered country, with abundant food and regular rainfall.’
    • ‘Hours later, the howling of wolves, augmented by the valley and echoing off the steep, timbered slopes, woke me from a dreamless sleep.’
    • ‘The route is sparsely populated, if at all, with mostly timbered peaks giving way to an occasional high mountain lake.’
    • ‘Approximately one-third of the tract is timbered with ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine, and Douglas fir; the rest is Camas prairie.’
    • ‘But you don't need to head into the heart of the wilderness area to find places fertile and closely timbered.’
    • ‘Pine voles inhabit timbered areas, preferring a subterranean life in the soil.’
    • ‘By philosophy and training, foresters are optimistic about our ability to manage timbered ecosystems with beneficial results.’
    • ‘On the battlefield, soldiers found small pockets of resistance as they explored the abandoned camp and timbered slopes.’
    • ‘Using reversible jackets - green for timbered areas and white for snow - troops blended in with their surroundings.’
    • ‘Flat Woods came from the even level of height of oak trees in that heavily timbered area.’
    • ‘The timbered area that I hunt contains a mix of White Oak, Hickory, and Walnut trees.’
    • ‘This practice was impossible in Australia and particularly on Yorke Peninsula which was heavily timbered with mallee.’
    • ‘Groundhogs prefer to live where timbered areas are bordered by open land or along fence rows and heavily vegetated gullies or stream banks.’
    • ‘The cirque valley, which is heavily timbered, is deeply dissected by Portland Creek and its tributaries.’
    • ‘Others believe the reason was that the settlers had to cross through the timbered lands on their way west.’
    forested, afforested, tree-covered, woody
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