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That it is one tree seems to be evident from the growth of the bark only on the outside.

I made the sign of friendship and set food before her, and water in a cup of bark.

He stuffed his pipe again with fine tobacco and bark of red willow and began.

The bark is jagged by the slashes of venomous chassepot bullets.

The vessel was an English bark, full of soldiers, bound to New Brunswick.

"He is as close as the bark on a beech-tree," concluded the sheriff.

As it was, fragments of bark, twigs, and leaves showered about them.

He tore off the bark with his teeth and claws; but Miller was safe beyond his reach.

Her hair was pulled down in disorder, and all the dogs were allowed to bark at her.

And he has a camp there, right by that tree the lightning peeled the bark off.

WORD ORIGIN

"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.

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