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half-timbered

adjective uk   /ˌhɑːfˈtɪm.bəd/ us    /ˌhæfˈtɪm.bɚd/
A half-timbered building has a wooden frame whose spaces are filled with brick or stone to form the walls, so that the wood still shows on the surface.
Translations of “half-timbered”
in Chinese (Traditional) (建築物)露明木架的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (建筑物)露明木架的…
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