Definition of timbering in US English:



  • 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.’