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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The outer coating of the trunk, roots, or branches of a tree.

Usage examples (25)
  • As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
  • By all means the best feature of all in my grafting work is what I call the bark slot.
  • Their bark is worse than their bite in other words.
  • Dry inner bark from a cottonwood is tje best tinder. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The captain of the "barque" (sailing ship) loved to "bark" (snarl or command) his orders.
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