Definition of Half-timber
1. Adjective. Having exposed wood framing with spaces filled with masonry, as in Tudor architecture.
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Literary usage of Half-timber
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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The half-timber throughout England is of tbe roost picturesque description, ... A similar fate has overtaken a very large number of half-timber buildings to ..."
2. American Architect and Building News (1908)
"The technical difficulties in the way оГ the architect who would "do" half-timber work are great, though not insurmountable, but they are not the matters ..."
3. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"290 shows various details of "false" or "sham" half-timber construction. ... Details of Sham, Half-Timber Construction. "Clapboards," in the strict use of ..."
4. Craftsman Homes by Gustav Stickley (1909)
"CEMENT HOUSE SHOWING LAVISH USE OF HALF- TIMBER AS A DECORATION Published in The Craftsman, January, 1909. CRAFTSMAN HOUSE AT NASSAU, LONG ISLAND. ..."
5. American Country Houses of Today by Frank Miles Day, Samuel Howe, Aymar Embury, Bernard Wells Close, Randolph Williams Sexton, Lewis Augustus Coffin (1915)
"The home of Mr. JM Townsend, Jr., Mill Neck, LI tenacity of old traditions is shown vividly in the occasional use of half-timber as an element of modern ..."
6. Early Renaissance Architecture in England: A Historical & Descriptive by John Alfred Gotch (1901)
"Much smaller than the base-court at Holdenby was the forecourt at Kenyon Peel, in Lancashire, a half-timber house with a symmetrical m front, and approached ..."