1) A close so called belonging to John Wolfey, 1410 (Ct. H.W. II. 385).
   He was a carpenter, and the term is probably only used to designate his yard.
   2) Le Tymberhawe
   See Timberhawe.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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