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Noun
The tough protective outer sheath of the trunk, branches, and twigs of a tree or woody shrub
“Dropping with my back against the tree, the sharp edges of the bark cut my hands in several places.”
Noun
The sharp explosive cry of a dog, fox, or seal
“The bark of seals drowns out the din of the city you left behind, and at night the canal's placid silence is just what you need to decompress.”
Noun
A boat equipped with one or more sails
“… took a small bark out on the lake.”
Verb
The sharp explosive cry of a dog, fox, or seal
“It was something in-between a bark and a growl and leaned strongly towards a snarl.”
Verb
To speak sharply or irritably
“Kojiro never did anything except scream and yell and bark orders at everyone he came in contact with.”
Verb
To remove the natural covering of
“But, when you tumble over and bark your shins, you are less than enamoured by gravity.”
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