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“… it didn't break the timber glass didn't …”

meanings of timber


  1. Material for any structure.
  2. Misspelling of timbre.
  3. Trees in a forest regarded as a source of wood.
  4. A heavy wooden beam, generally a whole log that has been squared off and used to provide heavy support for something such as a roof.
  5. Wood that has been pre-cut and is ready for use in construction.
  6. The wooden stock of a rifle or shotgun.
  7. A certain quantity of fur skins (as of martens, ermines, sables, etc.) packed between boards; in some cases forty skins, in others one hundred and twenty. Also timmer, timbre.


  1. To surmount as a timber does.
  2. To construct, frame, build.
  3. To make a nest.
  4. To light or land on a tree.
  5. To fit with timbers.


  1. Used by loggers to warn others that a tree being felled is falling.

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