One of the first people to use the term half-timbered was Mary Martha Sherwood (1775–1851), who employed it in her book, The Lady of the Manor, published in several volumes from 1823 to 1829. She uses the term picturesquely:passing through a gate in a quickset hedge, we arrived at the porch of an old half-timbered cottage, where an aged man and woman received us.
Perversely, Sherwood does not use it equally for all timber-framed buildings, for elsewhere she writes:an old cottage, half hid by the pool-dam, built with timber, painted black, and with white stucco, and altogether presenting a ruinous and forlorn appearance.
By 1842, the term "half-timbered" had found its way into The Encyclopedia of Architecture by Joseph Gwilt (1784–1863).
The fourth edition of John Henry Parker's Classic Dictionary of Architecture (1873) distinguishes full-timbered houses from half-timbered, with half timber houses having a ground floor in stone.
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who am I to reject the naming of foods
in a time of famine?”
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And what goes on in it, the naming of the wind,
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