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 ?
During the service the dog would not come to its master, who was on the seat with us, but kept a few yards off, barking and howling.
At the sight of the former the staghounds, who had all tired of barking at me by this time, became furiously excited, howling and leaping against their chains.
As I swam toward the submarine with the girl, Nobs' persistent barking attracted the attention of some of the tug's crew, so that as soon as we reached the side there were hands to help us aboard.
Again they drove into the street and again it grew quiet, warm, and cheerful, and again they could see the manure-stained street and hear voices and songs and the barking of a dog.
The dog yelped desperately with fright and anger and then burst out barking like a puppy at the stranger.
Long since, as one feature of his developing moroseness, he had ceased from barking.
By nightfall the barking and yelping became continuous, changing through the long night hours to whimpering and whining.
Next, when the curtain rose on full stage, the dogs were trained to make a great barking.
But when the curtain did go up, he declined to join the rest of the dogs in their frantic barking and yelping.
At this moment speech came to White Fang, rushing up in a great burst of barking.
But Toto didn't know this, for he began barking angrily and tried to bite the captain's hairy leg where it showed between his red boots and his yellow pantaloons.
Sometimes I heard the foxes as they ranged over the snow-crust, in moonlight nights, in search of a partridge or other game, barking raggedly and demoniacally like forest dogs, as if laboring with some anxiety, or seeking expression, struggling for light and to be dogs outright and run freely in the streets; for if we take the ages into our account, may there not be a civilization going on among brutes as well as men?
A moment later he came dashing toward her, still barking.
Soon they reached a side path, and down this the little dog fairly flew, only to come back at once, whining and barking.
Back and forth, back and forth, between Pollyanna and the side path he vibrated, barking and whining pitifully.