bark

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun the cry of an animal of the dog family, e.g. a wolf or fox

Agriculture

  • noun the outer layer of a tree trunk or branch

Slang

  • noun cannabis. An item of prison slang based on the resemblance between hashish and tree-bark, and recorded in the early 1990s.
  • verb to vomit. By extension from the earlier use of bark as a humorous synonym for ‘cough’.
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