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timber
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 12
1. The crest on a coat of arms.
2. The body, stem, or trunk of a tree.
4. A single piece or squared stick of wood intended for building, or already framed; collectively, the larger pieces or sticks of wood, forming the framework of a house, ship, or other structure, in distinction from the covering or boarding.
5. Woods or forest; wooden land.
6. A rib, or a curving piece of wood, branching outward from the keel and bending upward in a vertical direction. One timber is composed of several pieces united.
7. A certain quantity of fur skins, as of martens, ermines, sables, etc., packed between boards; being in some cases forty skins, in others one hundred and twenty; - called also timmer.
8. That sort of wood which is proper for buildings or for tools, utensils, furniture, carriages, fences, ships, and the like; - usually said of felled trees, but sometimes of those standing. Cf. Lumber, 3.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To make a nest.
2. To light on a tree.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To surmount as a timber does.
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