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Definitions of bark

  1. To make the noise of dogs; to clamour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To strip the bark from; to peel. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To abrade or rub off any outer covering from; as to bark one's heel. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To girdle. See Girdle, v. t., 3. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark; as, to bark the roof of a hut. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To remove by stripping; to scrape the skin from; to tan by means of an infusion of bark. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To strip or peal the bark from. -TO BARK A SQUIRREL, to strike with a rifle ball the bark on the upper side of a branch on which the animal sits, so that the concussion kills it without mutilation. (Amer.). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To strip bark from. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. To scrape bark off; girdle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To abrade the skin of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs; - said of some animals, but especially of dogs. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To utter a sharp, short sound like the noise made by a dog; to cough. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To yelp like a dog: to clamor. TO BARK UP THE WRONG TREE, to mistake one's object: to pursue the wrong course to obtain it. In hunting, a dog drives a squirrel or other game into a tree, where by barking he attracts its attention until the hunter arrives. Sometimes the game escapes, or the dog is deceived, and barks up the wrong tree. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. To utter a bark, as a dog. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. tan (a skin) with bark tannins Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. speak in an unfriendly tone; "She barked into the dictaphone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. make barking sounds; "The dogs barked at the stranger" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. To peel; to strip off the bark; to cover with bark. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To peel or strip off bark. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. To make the noise of a dog. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. the sound made by a dog Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. a noise resembling the bark of a dog Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog; a similar sound made by some other animals. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. Alt. of Barque Webster Dictionary DB
  27. A three-masted vessel; any small boat or vessel; the covering of the trunk, branches, stems, etc., of trees and other plants; the sound or cry made by dogs, or a sound resembling it. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. Barque. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. The noise made by a dog, wolf, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. The outer rind or covering of a tree. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  31. A small ship; a three-masted vessel with fore-and-aft-rigged mizzen. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  32. The noise made by a dog. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  33. The rind of a tree. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  34. A short, abrupt, explosive sound, as of a dog. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. The covering of a tree or other plant. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. A three-masted vessel, squarerigged except for the mizzenmast, which is fore-and-aft rigged; in poetical use, any vessel. Barque. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  37. A small ship; a ship which has three masts, and carriers a gaff top-sail instead of a square mizzen top-sail. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  38. The rind or exterior covering of a tree; Peruvian bark; tanner's bark. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  39. The peculiar noise made by a dog, wolf, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  40. The outside covering of a tree. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  41. The peculiar noise or clamour of a dog. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for bark

  1. But of what use is this bark – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. " It must be a good friend of ours, for the dogs do not bark said Eliza; " we will let him come in." – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
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