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Definition of bark:

  1. Alt. of Barque
  2. The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog; a similar sound made by some other animals.
  3. To abrade or rub off any outer covering from; as to bark one's heel.
  4. To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark; as, to bark the roof of a hut.
  5. To girdle. See Girdle, v. t., 3.
  6. To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries.
  7. To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs; - said of some animals, but especially of dogs.
  8. To strip the bark from; to peel.

Synonyms:

cork, husk, hiss, struggle, crown, disable, break, injure, shout, scramble, scream, skin, words, shinny, rind, clamber, yap, burn, pop, baa, shell, bang, pare, chant, clap, pelt, hide, report, strain, call out, explosion, barque, noise, crust, corm, bole, chloroplast, shin, sputter, windjammer, snap, harm, wound, brig, branch, scrape, catkin, crack, sounds, cut, peeling, cry out, bruise, croak, rat-a-tat-tat, peel, bough, coat, blossom, yell, rage, fig leaf, case.

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