EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BARKING
The worst was, that they did not confine their demonstrations to barking.
A Coyote came bounding and barking through the sage-brush after him.
In the village we were met by a number of dogs, all barking loudly.
She only knew he was there because the dog at the priest's house was barking.
Then, barking joyfully, he set off down the slope to the village.
At the gate of Elm Cottage the dog came up to him, barking with glee.
Faster they ran up the street squealing, with Bruno barking behind.
Dillon's gun joined Haggerty's in barking defiance into the night.
She broke off amid cries of applause, fierce as the barking of wolves.
The dogs were barking angrily, and he heard a screen door slam.
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).