Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The uttering of an abrupt explosive cry, as that of a dog.
- n. The process of stripping bark from trees, of removing a ring of bark from a tree so as to kill it, or of scraping dead bark from fruit-trees to promote their growth.
- n. The operation of tanning leather with bark; also, the operation of dyeing fabrics with an infusion of bark.
“You've heard the expression 'barking up the wrong tree'?”
“Too bad they don't live within "barking" distance of each other for easy visits!”
“It was crowded with youths and young men who were singing songs and ever and again barking out college yells.”
“The barking is a "noise" violation in most places too.”
“I was alone at home working on a project when I heard Austin barking and growling in a fierce "Danger's Here, Get Out Here Now, Boss" voice.”
“When Joe used his locator crow call, an Airedale came snarling and barking from a nearby house.”
“And, after hearing our dog barking from the patio, George would ask about her also.”
“It's just the old, confused and cranky McCain barking again!!!”
“The nearest of his two assailants was holding his sides, laughing in short, barking yips as he rolled back and forth on the ground.”
“He said he did, because he heard his barking from the receptionist's office and had gone to investigate.”
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