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Definitions of bark:

part of speech: verb intransitive

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.

part of speech: verb

To peel or strip off bark.

part of speech: noun

The peculiar noise or clamour of a dog.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To utter a sharp, short sound like the noise made by a dog; to cough.

part of speech: verb

To make the noise of a dog.

part of speech: noun

Barque.

part of speech: verb transitive

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.).

part of speech: noun

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.

part of speech: noun

The outer rind or covering of a tree.

part of speech: noun

The noise made by a dog, wolf, etc.

part of speech: verb transitive

To remove by stripping; to scrape the skin from; to tan by means of an infusion of bark.

part of speech: noun

The outside covering of a tree.

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