WORDSOLVER for mobile!

Definition of BARK

5 definitions found:



Bark \Bark\, n.
     The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog; a similar sound made by some other animals. [1913 Webster] Bark

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Bark \Bark\, Barque \Barque\, n. [F. barque, fr. Sp. or It. barca, fr. LL. barca for barica. See {Barge}.] [1913 Webster]
     1. Formerly, any small sailing vessel, as a pinnace, fishing smack, etc.; also, a rowing boat; a barge. Now applied poetically to a sailing vessel or boat of any kind.
        --Byron.
        [1913 Webster]

     2. (Naut.) A three-masted vessel, having her foremast and mainmast square-rigged, and her mizzenmast schooner-rigged. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Bark \Bark\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Barked} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Barking}.]
     1. To strip the bark from; to peel.
        [1913 Webster]

     2. To abrade or rub off any outer covering from; as to bark one's heel. [1913 Webster]

     3. To girdle. See {Girdle}, v. t., 3.
        [1913 Webster]

     4. To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark; as, to bark the roof of a hut. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Bark \Bark\, v. i. [OE. berken, AS. beorcan; akin to Icel. berkja, and prob. to E. break.]
     1. To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs; -- said of some animals, but especially of dogs. [1913 Webster]

     2. To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries. [1913 Webster]

              They bark, and say the Scripture maketh heretics.
                                                    --Tyndale. [1913 Webster]

              Where there is the barking of the belly, there no other commands will be heard, much less obeyed.
                                                    --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

256 Moby Thesaurus words for "bark":
     ablate, abrade, abrase, advertise, animal noise, argosy, ballyhoo, bang, barking, battle cry, bawl, bay, bell, bellow, bill, birdcall, blare, blast, blat, blate, bleat, blemish, bloody, blubber, boat, boom, boost, bottom, bran, bray, break, breathe, bucket, build up, bulletin, burn, burst, buzz, cackle, call, capsule, case, caterwaul, chafe, chaff, chant, check, cheer, chip, chirp, circularize, clang, claw, coo, cork, corn shuck, cornhusk, cortex, crack, craft, craze, crow, cry, cry up, cut, decorticate, detonate, detonation, discharge, drawl, epicarp, erase, erode, establish, exclaim, excoriate, explode, explosion, file, flay, flute, fracture, fray, frazzle, fret, fulminate, fulmination, fusillade, gall, gash, gasp, give a write-up, give publicity, give tongue, give voice, gnaw, gnaw away, go off, grate, graze, grind, growl, grunt, gunshot, hail, halloo, hiss, holler, hollo, hooker, hoot, howl, howling, hulk, hull, hurrah, hurt, husk, incise, injure, jacket, keel, keen, lacerate, leviathan, lilt, low, maim, make mincemeat of, mating call, maul, meow, mew, mewl, miaow, moo, mumble, murmur, mutilate, mutter, neigh, nicker, note, packet, palea, pant, pare, peel, peeling, phellum, pierce, pipe, placard, plug, pod, pop, post, post bills, post up, press-agent, promote, publicize, puff, pule, puncture, rallying cry, rasp, raze, rend, rind, rip, roar, rub away, rub off, rub out, rumble, run, rupture, salvo, savage, scald, scalp, scorch, scotch, scour, scrape, scratch, screak, scream, screech, scrub, scuff, sell, shell, ship, shot, shout, shriek, shuck, sibilate, sigh, sing, skin, slash, slit, snap, snarl, snort, sob, spiel, sprain, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, stab, stick, strain, stridulation, strip, tear, thunder, traumatize, troat, trumpet, tub, twang, ululate, ululation, vessel, volley, wail, war cry, war whoop, warble, watercraft, wear, wear away, whicker, whine, whinny, whisper, whoop, woodnote, wound, wrench, write up, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yip, yo-ho, yowl


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


Back to the WordSolver.net for Mobile homepage.



2 & 3-letter word lists
US/Canada/TWL23
English/SOWPODS23
WWF/ENABLE23
French/OSD423

Privacy Policy

This website is the cutdown mobile version of the fully featured ajax-driven WordSolver.net site.