Bark pit
Bard Bard, n. [Akin to Dan. & Sw. bark, Icel. b["o]rkr, LG. & HG. borke.] 1. The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree; the rind. [1913 Webster]

2. Specifically, Peruvian bark. [1913 Webster]

{Bark bed}. See {Bark stove} (below).

{Bark pit}, a pit filled with bark and water, in which hides are steeped in tanning.

{Bark stove} (Hort.), a glazed structure for keeping tropical plants, having a bed of tanner's bark (called a bark bed) or other fermentable matter which produces a moist heat. [1913 Webster]


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