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Noun: bark  baa(r)k
  1. Tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
  2. The sound made by a dog
    - woof
  3. A noise resembling the bark of a dog
  4. A sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts
    - barque
Verb: bark  baa(r)k
  1. Make barking sounds
    "The dogs barked at the stranger";
    - woof
  2. Speak in an unfriendly tone
    "She barked into the dictaphone"
  3. Cover with bark
  4. Remove the bark of a tree
    - skin
  5. Tan (a skin) with bark tannins

Derived forms: barked, barks, barking

Type of: cover, covering, cry, emit, let loose, let out, mouth, natural covering, noise, sailing ship, sailing vessel, speak, strip, talk, tan, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Part of: bole, branch, root, tree trunk, trunk

Encyclopedia: Bark, Brian