A Dictionary of the English Language
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Timbered

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Ti'mbered. adj. [from timber; timbrè, Fr.] Built; formed ; contrived.

He left the succession to his second son; not because he thought him the best timbered to support it. Wotton.

Many heads that undertake learning were never squared nor timbered for it. Brown's Vulgar Errours, b. i.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204) · Wotton, Henry (48)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · French (385)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Timbered." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 24, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=16862.


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