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Wood as a building material, or finished work built from wood.‘houses built with sloping roofs and heavy timbering’
- ‘The extensive schedule of work includes everything from repairs to the roof and windows to lime washing, staining the antique timbering and redecorating all the plaster infill panels.’
- ‘Forrington's furniture dealers moved in around 1920 and, after restoration work which revealed the timbering, the building has been occupied by a succession of cafes and eateries.’
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