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 for Bark
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bark \Bark\, n.
     The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog; a similar
     sound made by some other animals.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bark \Bark\, Barque \Barque\, n. [F. barque, fr. Sp. or It.
     barca, fr. LL. barca for barica. See Barge.]
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     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.
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     2. (Naut.) A three-masted vessel, having her foremast and
        mainmast square-rigged, and her mizzenmast
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bark \Bark\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Barked (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To strip the bark from; to peel.
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     2. To abrade or rub off any outer covering from; as to bark
        one's heel.
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     3. To girdle. See Girdle, v. t., 3.
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     4. To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark; as, to
        bark the roof of a hut.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     2. To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries.
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              They bark, and say the Scripture maketh heretics.
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              Where there is the barking of the belly, there no
              other commands will be heard, much less obeyed.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of
           trees and other woody plants
      2: a noise resembling the bark of a dog
      3: a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts [syn: bark, barque]
      4: the sound made by a dog
      v 1: speak in an unfriendly tone; "She barked into the
      2: cover with bark
      3: remove the bark of a tree [syn: bark, skin]
      4: make barking sounds; "The dogs barked at the stranger"
      5: tan (a skin) with bark tannins

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  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

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