BARK Definition - BARK Meaning

1 : tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants [syn: {bark}]

2 : a noise resembling the bark of a dog [syn: {bark}]

3 : a sailing ship with (or more) masts [syn: {bark}, {barque}]

4 : the sound made by a dog [syn: {bark}]

5 : speak in an unfriendly tone; "She barked into the dictaphone" [syn: {bark}]

6 : cover with bark [syn: {bark}]

7 : remove the bark of a tree [syn: {bark}, {skin}]

8 : make barking sounds; "The dogs barked at the stranger" [syn: {bark}]

9 : tan (a skin) with bark tannins [syn: {bark}]