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bark1 British & World English

The sharp explosive cry of a dog, fox, or seal

bark2 British & World English

The tough protective outer sheath of the trunk, branches, and twigs of a tree or woody shrub

bark3 British & World English

A ship or boat

bark1 English Thesaurus

the bark of a dog

bark2 English Thesaurus

the bark of a tree

bark beetle British & World English

A small wood-boring beetle that tunnels under the bark of trees, which may die if heavily infested

barking British & World English

Completely mad or demented

why keep a dog and bark yourself? British & World English

Why pay someone to work for you and then do the work yourself?

someone's bark is worse than their bite British & World English

Someone’s fierce and intimidating manner does not reflect their true nature

dogs bark, but the caravans move on British & World English

People may make a fuss, but it won’t change the situation

barkcloth British & World English

Cloth made from the inner bark of the paper mulberry or similar tree

birchbark British & World English

The impervious bark of the North American paper birch, formerly used by American Indians to make canoes and other items

cassia bark in cassia British & World English

The aromatic bark of an East Asian tree, yielding an inferior kind of cinnamon which is sometimes used to adulterate true cinnamon

paperbark British & World English

A cajuput tree

cinchona British & World English

The dried bark of the cinchona, which is a source of quinine and other medicinal substances

angostura British & World English

An aromatic bitter bark from certain South American trees, used as a flavouring, and formerly as a tonic and to reduce fever

angostura bark in angostura British & World English

An aromatic bitter bark from certain South American trees, used as a flavouring, and formerly as a tonic and to reduce fever

elm bark beetle in bark beetle British & World English

A small wood-boring beetle that tunnels under the bark of trees, which may die if heavily infested

someone's bark is worse than their bite in bark1 British & World English

Someone’s fierce and intimidating manner does not reflect their true nature

dogs bark, but the caravans move on in dog British & World English

People may make a fuss, but it won’t change the situation

why keep a dog and bark yourself? in dog British & World English

Why pay someone to work for you and then do the work yourself?


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