Bark stove
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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  • Bark bed — 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).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tan stove — Tan Tan, n. [F. tan, perhaps fr. Armor. tann an oak, oak bar; or of Teutonic origin; cf. G. tanne a fir, OHG. tanna a fir, oak, MHG. tan a forest. Cf. {Tawny}.] 1. The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and broken by a mill, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tan bark — Tan Tan, n. [F. tan, perhaps fr. Armor. tann an oak, oak bar; or of Teutonic origin; cf. G. tanne a fir, OHG. tanna a fir, oak, MHG. tan a forest. Cf. {Tawny}.] 1. The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and broken by a mill, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tan — Tan, n. [F. tan, perhaps fr. Armor. tann an oak, oak bar; or of Teutonic origin; cf. G. tanne a fir, OHG. tanna a fir, oak, MHG. tan a forest. Cf. {Tawny}.] 1. The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and broken by a mill, for tanning… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tan bed — Tan Tan, n. [F. tan, perhaps fr. Armor. tann an oak, oak bar; or of Teutonic origin; cf. G. tanne a fir, OHG. tanna a fir, oak, MHG. tan a forest. Cf. {Tawny}.] 1. The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and broken by a mill, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tan pickle — Tan Tan, n. [F. tan, perhaps fr. Armor. tann an oak, oak bar; or of Teutonic origin; cf. G. tanne a fir, OHG. tanna a fir, oak, MHG. tan a forest. Cf. {Tawny}.] 1. The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and broken by a mill, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tan spud — Tan Tan, n. [F. tan, perhaps fr. Armor. tann an oak, oak bar; or of Teutonic origin; cf. G. tanne a fir, OHG. tanna a fir, oak, MHG. tan a forest. Cf. {Tawny}.] 1. The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and broken by a mill, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tan vat — Tan Tan, n. [F. tan, perhaps fr. Armor. tann an oak, oak bar; or of Teutonic origin; cf. G. tanne a fir, OHG. tanna a fir, oak, MHG. tan a forest. Cf. {Tawny}.] 1. The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and broken by a mill, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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