Timbered to Timocratic
1. Furnished with timber; often compounded; as, a well-timbered house; a low-timbered house. L'Estrange.
2. Built; formed; contrived. [R.] Sir H. Wotton.
3. Massive, like timber. [Obs.]
His timbered bones all broken, rudely rumbled.Spenser.
4. Covered with growth timber; wooden; as, well- timbered land.
(Tim"ber*head`) n. (Naut.) The top end of a timber, rising above the gunwale, and serving
for belaying ropes, etc.; called also kevel head.
(Tim"ber*ing), n. The act of furnishing with timber; also, timbers, collectively; timberwork; timber.
(Tim"ber*ling) n. [Timber + - ling.] A small tree. [Eng.]
(Tim"ber*man) n.; pl. Timbermen (Mining) A man employed in placing supports of timber
in a mine. Weale.
(Tim"ber*work`) n. Work made of timbers.
(Tim"bre) n. See 1st Timber.
(Tim"bre), n. [F., a bell to be struck with a hammer, sound, tone, stamp, crest, in OF., a timbrel.
1. (Her.) The crest on a coat of arms.
2. (Mus.) The quality or tone distinguishing voices or instruments; tone color; clang tint; as, the timbre of
the voice; the timbre of a violin. See Tone, and Partial tones, under Partial.
(Tim"brel) n. [Dim. of OE. timbre, OF. timbre; probably fr. L. typmanum, Gr. a kettledrum, but
influenced perhaps by Ar. tabl a drum; cf. Per. tambal a drum. See Tympanum, and cf. 2d Timbre,
Tymbal.] (Mus.) A kind of drum, tabor, or tabret, in use from the highest antiquity.
Miriam . . . took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with
dances.Ex. xv. 20.
(Tim"breled, Tim"brelled) a. Sung to the sound of the timbrel. "In vain with timbreled anthems
(Tim`bu*rine") n. A tambourine. [Obs.]
(Time) n.; pl. Times [OE. time, AS. tima, akin to tid time, and to Icel. timi, Dan. time an
hour, Sw. timme. &radic58. See Tide, n.]
1. Duration, considered independently of any system of measurement or any employment of terms which
designate limited portions thereof.
The time wasteth [i. e. passes away] night and day.Chaucer.
I know of no ideas . . . that have a better claim to be accounted simple and original than those of space