bark


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Synonyms for bark

Synonyms for bark

a sudden sharp, explosive noise

to make a sudden sharp, explosive noise

to speak abruptly and sharply

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Synonyms for bark

a noise resembling the bark of a dog

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a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts

the sound made by a dog

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speak in an unfriendly tone

cover with bark

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remove the bark of a tree

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make barking sounds

tan (a skin) with bark tannins

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References in classic literature ?
The fishermen, the owners of the boat, which the mill-wheels had knocked to pieces, now came up, and seeing it smashed they proceeded to strip Sancho and to demand payment for it from Don Quixote; but he with great calmness, just as if nothing had happened him, told the millers and fishermen that he would pay for the bark most cheerfully, on condition that they delivered up to him, free and unhurt, the person or persons that were in durance in that castle of theirs.
Here he was soon enabled to detect sundry fragments of wood and bark, of which he quite coolly took possession, very possibly without any intention of speaking at all upon the subject; but, when he beheld the full blue eye of Marmaduke watching his movements, he whispered to the Judge:
Yonder, sire, I have seven men and an officer waiting me in that little bark which is lighted by a fire.
She never yapped for yapping's sake, but her shrill, high bark was known all along the Mall, and other men's terriers ki-yied in reply, and bullock-drivers looked over their shoulders and gave us the road with a grin.
When he went inside, the dogs did not bark at him, but wagged their tails quite amicably around him, ate what he set before them, and did not hurt one hair of his head.
The man only shook his head and pointed to the pencil and the bark.
That is not Nana's unhappy bark," she said, little guessing what was about to happen; "that is her bark when she smells danger.
Then, too, there was usually at least one bush-dog on the Arangi at which Jerry and Michael, from the beach, could bark their heads off.
Though he often tried to bark thereafter, and the master encouraged him, he succeeded only once, and then it was not in the master's presence.
They were all interested, and Toto was so excited he wanted to bark every minute and to chase and fight every fox he caught sight of; but Dorothy held his little wiggling body fast in her arms and commanded him to be good and behave himself.
Well, you must know, Bruce was mate of a bark at the time I'm speaking of, and he was on a voyage from Liverpool to New Brunswick.
Resting by the wayside a little later, the Tramp carved upon the smooth bark of a birch-tree the words, "John Gump, Champion Genius.
In all the time they had him he was never known to bark.
Meanwhile also came the chickadees in flocks, which, picking up the crumbs the squirrels had dropped, flew to the nearest twig and, placing them under their claws, hammered away at them with their little bills, as if it were an insect in the bark, till they were sufficiently reduced for their slender throats.
Of these, seven are for us, and one for you, provided, of course, that you will make believe you are sleeping and will not bark for the Farmer.