a borough of E Greater London. Pop: 165 900 (2003 est). Area: 34 sq km (13 sq miles)
a borough of Greater London, England. the abrupt, harsh, explosive cry of a dog. a similar sound made by another animal, as a fox. a short, explosive sound, as of firearms: the bark of a revolver. a brusque order, reply, etc.: The foreman’s bark sent the idlers back to their machines. a cough. (of a […]
- Barking deer
muntjac. Historical Examples The commonest of the deer tribe is the khakar, or barking deer. The Heart of Nature Francis Younghusband Many kinds of deer are there, to be preyed upon by man or beast, from the pretty little gyi or barking deer to the lordly sambur. Burma R.Talbot Kelly He is called the barking […]
- Barking frog
a robber frog, Hylactophryne augusti, of Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico, having a call like a dog’s bark.
- Barking dogs
barking dogs noun phrase Tired or sore feet (1930s+) Contemporary Examples The Bears needed a shot of adrenaline to wake the barking dogs. The Hit Heard Around the World Rich Cohen November 6, 2013 Historical Examples At length some of the “boys” bethought themselves of the old adage about barking dogs, and concluded to try […]