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 Meanings and Examples of BARK
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bark
 n.  sound made by a dog; harsh sound uttered by a dog
Classic Sentence: (100 in 7 pages)
1  With unerring African instinct, the negroes had all discovered that Gerald had a loud bark and no bite at all, and they took shameless advantage of him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  She took Mammy's word that the little boy had worms and dosed him with the mixture of dried herbs and bark which Ellen always used to worm the pickaninnies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
3  He fumbled in his back pants pocket and brought out the wallet of calico, stiffened with bark, which Carreen had made him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
4  The willows about a farmhouse were agitated by the rising wind, and the patches of bare wood where the bark had peeled away were white as the flesh of a leper.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
5  The pale bark of the poplar sticks was mottled with lichens of sage-green and dusty gray; the newly sawed ends were fresh-colored, with the agreeable roughness of a woolen muffler.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
6  Now, mustering the spare poles from below, and selecting one of hickory, with the bark still investing it, Ahab fitted the end to the socket of the iron.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 113. The Forge.
7  Some of the cottonwoods had already turned, and the yellow leaves and shining white bark made them look like the gold and silver trees in fairy tales.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
8  The bark of the oaks turned red as copper.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
9  'I love them as if they were people,' she said, rubbing her hand over the bark.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
10  No, no," returned the scout, in decided disapprobation of this opinion, "I rubbed the bark off a limb, perhaps, but the creature leaped the longer for it.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
11  The Indians warily retraced their steps toward the place they had left, when the scout, placing his pole against a rock, by a powerful shove, sent his frail bark directly into the turbulent stream.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
12  The bullets pattered along the lake, and one even pierced the bark of their little vessel.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
13  'Tis a canoe of good birchen bark, and paddled by fierce and crafty Mingoes.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
14  The young men whose duty it was to guard the prisoner instantly passed their ligaments of bark across his arms, and led him from the lodge, amid a profound and ominous silence.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
15  He would have spoken, but the Indian at that moment shoved aside a door of bark, and entered a cavern in the bosom of the mountain.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  The birch has smooth bark and slender branches.
17  A moment later she was reading Tom's piece of bark through flowing tears and saying: "I could forgive the boy, now, if he'd committed a million sins!"
18  He then showed us how to strip the bark from the logs in sheets, rather than just scraping it off in the usual way.
19  One barking dog sets all street a-barking.
20  An old dog cannot alter its way of barking.
21  A barking dog is better than a sleeping lion.
22  He could hear a dog barking.
23  One barking dog sets all the streets barking.
24  The corridor echoed with the barking of a dozen dogs.
25  Sarcastic cameos of barking Tory predators and their yelping spouses indicate his accomplices in this enterprise.
26  They heard a dog barking outside.
27  The builder looked at me as though I was barking mad.
28  If the old dog barks, he gives counsel.
29  An old dog barks not in vain.
30  The dog always barks at strangers.