- n. 树皮；深青棕色；毛皮；皮肤；狗叫
- vt. 狗叫；尖叫；剥皮
- n. (Bark)人名；(英、西、德、捷、法、芬、瑞典)巴克；(阿拉伯、俄)巴尔克
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- bark (n.1)
- "tree skin," c. 1300, from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse borkr "bark," from Proto-Germanic *barkuz, which probably is related to birch and Low German borke. The native word was rind.
- bark (n.2)
- "any small ship," early 15c., from Middle French barque (15c.), from Late Latin barca (c. 400 C.E.), probably cognate with Vulgar Latin *barica (see barge). More precise sense of "three-masted ship" (17c.) often is spelled barque to distinguish it.
- bark (v.)
- in reference to a dog sound, Old English beorcan "to bark," from Proto-Germanic *berkan (cognates: Old Norse berkja "to bark"), of echoic origin. Related: Barked; barking. To bark up the wrong tree is U.S. colloquial, first attested 1832, from notion of hounds following the wrong scent.
- bark (n.3)
- dog sound, Old English beorc, from bark (v.). Paired and compared with bite (n.) since at least 1660s; the proverb is older: "Timid dogs bark worse than they bite" was in Latin (Canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet, Quintius Curtius).
- 1. He started to hack away at the tree bark.
- 2. I set the log on the ground and shaved off the bark.
- 3. This tree is always recognizable by its extremely beautiful silvery bark.
- 4. "Ha!" It was a cross between a laugh and a bark.
- 5. Don't let the dogs bark.
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