Bark Bark, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Barked} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Barking}.] 1. To strip the bark from; to peel. [1913 Webster]

2. To abrade or rub off any outer covering from; as to bark one's heel. [1913 Webster]

3. To girdle. See {Girdle}, v. t., 3. [1913 Webster]

4. To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark; as, to bark the roof of a hut. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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