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bark


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bark  \Bark\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Barked}  (?);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Barking}.] 
  1.  To  strip  the  bark  from  to  peel. 
 
  2.  To  abrade  or  rub  off  any  outer  covering  from  as  to  bark 
  one's  heel. 
 
  3.  To  girdle.  See  {Girdle},  v.  t.,  3. 
 
  4.  To  cover  or  inclose  with  bark,  or  as  with  bark;  as  to 
  bark  the  roof  of  a  hut. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bark  \Bark\,  v.  i.  [OE.  berken,  AS  beorcan  akin  to  Icel. 
  berkja  and  prob.  to  E.  break.] 
  1.  To  make  a  short,  loud,  explosive  noise  with  the  vocal 
  organs;  --  said  of  some  animals,  but  especially  of  dogs. 
 
  2.  To  make  a  clamor;  to  make  importunate  outcries. 
 
  They  bark,  and  say  the  Scripture  maketh  heretics. 
  --Tyndale. 
 
  Where  there  is  the  barking  of  the  belly,  there  no 
  other  commands  will  be  heard,  much  less  obeyed. 
  --Fuller. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bark  \Bark\,  n. 
  The  short,  loud,  explosive  sound  uttered  by  a  dog;  a  similar 
  sound  made  by  some  other  animals. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bark  \Bark\,  Barque  \Barque\,  n.  [F.  barque,  fr  Sp  or  It 
  barca,  fr  LL  barca  for  barica.  See  {Barge}.] 
  1.  Formerly,  any  small  sailing  vessel,  as  a  pinnace,  fishing 
  smack,  etc.;  also  a  rowing  boat;  a  barge.  Now  applied 
  poetically  to  a  sailing  vessel  or  boat  of  any  kind 
  --Byron. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  A  three-masted  vessel,  having  her  foremast  and 
  mainmast  square-rigged,  and  her  mizzenmast 
  schooner-rigged. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bark 
  n  1:  tough  protective  covering  of  the  woody  stems  and  roots  of 
  trees  and  other  woody  plants 
  2:  a  noise  resembling  the  bark  of  a  dog 
  3:  a  sailing  ship  with  3  (or  more)  masts  [syn:  {barque}] 
  4:  the  sound  made  by  a  dog 
  v  1:  speak  in  an  unfriendly  tone;  "She  barked  into  the 
  dictaphone" 
  2:  cover  with  bark 
  3:  remove  the  bark  of  a  tree  [syn:  {skin}] 
  4:  make  barking  sounds;  "The  dogs  barked  at  the  stranger" 
  5:  tan  (a  skin)  with  bark  tannins 




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