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  • n. Plural form of bark.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bark.

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Examples

  • Their language came to Yattmur in short barks of sound, though they were too far away for her to distinguish what was being said - even provided that what they said was intelligible.

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  • Suddenly the dog stirred uneasily, sniffed the air and leaped to the gravel walk where it stood giving short, uncertain barks, as though aware of something happening outside for which it could not account.

    Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

  • By the time the British higher-ups are looking for any weapons they can find, or plant, on the marchers – one captain barks “We’ve got to find justification” for the wanton shooting – it’s clear whose side Greengrass is on.

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  • Researchers might not call barks “annoying,” but they call them “chaotic” and “noisy.”

    INSIDE OF A DOG

  • Some ships are called barks, you know, so that makes it all right.

    Johnnie and Billie Bushytail

  • But their barks are the real thing - no Auto-Tune.

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  • "What are you doing on our island?" he barks, which is hilarious for the number of times that different people have planted this same metaphorical flag.

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  • You see not only the criminality of his abuse of power but you see the dog that never barks, which is that he never says what would be the right thing to do, what would be good for the country? '"

    Al Eisele: George McGovern's Last Hurrah

  • After several loud 'barks' this whale stopped to gaze at its own reflection in the lens.

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  • Cons: Annoying noisy movements and "barks", too bulky, more novelty than practicality

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