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“… to rip off that bark and uh can you …”

meanings of bark


  1. The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog, a fox, and some other animals.
  2. Hard candy made in flat sheets, for instance out of chocolate, peanut butter, toffee or peppermint.
  3. An abrupt loud vocal utterance.
  4. Peruvian bark or Jesuit's bark, the bark of the cinchona from which quinine is produced.
  5. The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree.
  6. A small sailing vessel, e.g. a pinnace or a fishing smack; a rowing boat or barge.
  7. The crust formed on barbecued meat that has had a rub applied to it.
  8. The envelopment or outer covering of anything.
  9. A sailing vessel or boat of any kind.
  10. A vessel, typically with three (or more) masts, with the foremasts (or fore- and mainmasts) square-rigged, and mizzenmast schooner-rigged.


  1. To abrade or rub off any outer covering from.
  2. To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs (said of animals, especially dogs).
  3. To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries.
  4. To strip the bark from; to peel.
  5. To girdle.
  6. To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark.
  7. To speak sharply.

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