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Bark

Correct spelling for bark

Medical definition of bark:

1. The envelope or covering of the roots, trunk, and branches of plants. 2. Cinchona.

Usage examples for bark:

  • " 'Let dogs delight to bark and bite. "From the Easy Chair, series 2, – George William Curtis"
  • I had seen some trees, from which the natives had so often stripped the bark that the lower part was two or three inches in diameter less than the higher portion which they could not reach. "In the Wilds of Africa, – W.H.G. Kingston"
  • " I hope Bob isn't sick," said Jip; and he let out a bark to see if that would call him. "The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle, – Hugh Lofting"
  • One of the gypsy men had made friends with Splash, the dog, and had taken him away also, so that's why Splash didn't bark and give the alarm. "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony, – Laura Lee Hope"

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