bark bark  /ˈbɑrk/


  1. (n) tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
  2. (n) a noise resembling the bark of a dog
  3. (n) a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts
  4. (n) the sound made by a dog
  5. (v) speak in an unfriendly tone
  6. (v) cover with bark
  7. (v) remove the bark of a tree
  8. (v) make barking sounds
  9. (v) tan (a skin) with bark tannins


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  1. Roiling seas and winds gusting to 40 knots buffeted the bark on its first night out of Bermuda, but when Andrew Freeman, 22, of Wallasey, England, finished his watch at 4 a.
  2. The colonial era that bark cloth helped usher in also led to a decline in its use, with printed cotton and appliqu quilts replacing tapa in many Pacific ceremonies.
  3. Taxol, a drug derived from tree bark, is approved to treat ovarian cancer.


  1. Trucks in Bark River

    BARK RIVER - The nice weather has arrived just in time for the 38th annual Bark River Off-Road races this weekend, and it is merely adding to the anticipation surrounding the event.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Iron Mountain Daily News

  2. Kickoff Rally for Bark for Life set for June 20th

    On Thursday, June 20th, from 5:00 - 7:00 p. m., the American Cancer Society Bark For Life of Acadiana will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at Lafayette Veterinary Care Center for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year. The rally is open to anyone interested in getting more involved; dogs are welcomed. This also will be an opportunity ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

  3. Bark in the Park brings in $5K for Guardian Angel Humane Society

    The Guardian Angel Humane Society hosted its 8th annual “Bark in the Park” event at Lincoln Park on Saturday, with all proceeds going to the organization’s effort to provide medical assistance to pets in need.   “Because the weather was so nice, it was our biggest turn-out yet,” said Cathy White, president and founder of the Guardian Angel Humane Society.   “There were more people than dogs ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Galesburg Register-Mail

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  1. The time will come, Cunningham added, when the liberal-leaning media will "peel the bark off Barack Hussein Obama" and tell the truth about his relationship with indicted fundraiser Antoin (Tony" Rezko) and how Obama got "sweetheart deals" in...
    on Feb 27, 2006 By: Bill Cunningham Source: 940 News

  2. "My whole theory is maybe if we bark loud enough and long enough maybe the higher-ups will hear the barking and do something about it," Stewart said.
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Tony Stewart Source: New York Daily News

  3. "During the war, on numerous testing occasions, his parade-ground bark and military bearing produced a more incisive appearance than some of the prime minister's own appearances," Young wrote.
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Hugo Young Source: Contra Costa Times

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