Definitions for: Bark

[n] a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts
[n] the sound made by a dog
[n] a noise resembling the bark of a dog
[n] tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
[v] tan (a skin) with bark tannins
[v] speak in an unfriendly tone; "She barked into the dictaphone"
[v] make barking sounds; "The dogs barked at the stranger"
[v] remove the bark of a tree
[v] cover with bark

Webster (1913) Definition: Bark, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Barked (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
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.

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.

Where there is the barking of the belly, there no
other commands will be heard, much less obeyed.

Bark, n.
The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog; a similar
sound made by some other animals.

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.

2. (Naut.) A three-masted vessel, having her foremast and
mainmast square-rigged, and her mizzenmast

Synonyms: barque, skin

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