TIMBER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TIMBER
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timber
 n.  wood; lumber; trees or wooded land considered as a source of wood
Classic Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
1  It happened that there was in the yard a pile of timber which had been stacked there ten years earlier when a beech spinney was cleared.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
2  The pile of timber was still unsold.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
3  They were struck dumb with surprise when Napoleon announced that he had sold the pile of timber to Frederick.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
4  Frederick had wanted to pay for the timber with something called a cheque, which, it seemed, was a piece of paper with a promise to pay written upon it.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
5  He had demanded payment in real five-pound notes, which were to be handed over before the timber was removed.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
6  Meanwhile the timber was being carted away at high speed.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
7  It was announced that later, when bricks and timber had been purchased, a schoolroom would be built in the farmhouse garden.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
8  So Sir Geoffrey felled timber and stood for Lloyd George and England, England and Lloyd George.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
9  This was one of the places that Sir Geoffrey had cut during the war for trench timber.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
10  The park was denuded of its timber, and divided into lots.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
11  It is not ugly, you see, at this end; there is some fine timber, but the situation of the house is dreadful.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  Oliver's vigorous plunges against the bit of timber in question, rendered this occurance highly probable.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
13  Bring them bits of timber, Barney.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
14  Nothing would burn like that except clean timber.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
15  In the centre of this room there was an upright beam, which had been placed at some period as a support for the old worm-eaten baulk of timber which spanned the roof.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
Example Sentence:
1  The fur trade now exceeded timber in importance.
2  Before we could build we had to fire bricks and carry timber from the forests.
3  This illustration shows a section through the timber.
4  The Living area is a rectangular space with a polished concrete floor, eighty percent enclosed by retractable glass walls, and single-span composite timber beams supporting the sub-roof ceiling.
5  The deer has been jumping the fence to go to the timber from the corn field.
6  Companies have announced shutdowns or curtailments in more than two dozen timber mills in the province.
7  High log prices and dwindling timber supply are driving the crisis in the forestry industry that has kneecapped the economy.