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Definitions of Barking

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Usage examples for Barking

  1. It was daylight; a window in the house rattled up, and a man shouted to a barking dog. – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  2. These pleasing reflections did not prevent his taking their exact line of flight, and barking a tree to mark it. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  3. I heard Joey barking and the shots that followed. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  4. Every barking dog becomes a lion ready to tear one to pieces, and no bridge is strong enough to allow us to pass over in safety. – Quit Your Worrying! by George Wharton James
  5. Wolf Mother appeared, barking – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  6. She had said: 'I wonder if that's our Foxy barking or a strange 'un? – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  7. Encouraged though by her ladyship he went a little closer, barking and snarling so furiously that Joby could not contain himself any longer but softly pushed his short black nose and one eye beneath the chintz, had a look at the noisy intruder, and then, withdrew once more. – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  8. The command set was barking his call letters. – Way of a Rebel by Walter M. Miller
  9. The youth, however, was without fear, and said, " Just let me go down to the barking dogs, and give me something that I can throw to them; they will do nothing to harm me." – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  10. A dog sprang out barking to meet his master. – Fairy Tales from the German Forests by Margaret Arndt
  11. He seemed even larger than he really was, as he drew himself up on the long, bare limb of the tree, and looked down so savagely upon his barking enemy. – Winter Fun by William O. Stoddard
  12. Here I heard a distinct barking and thought I must be near a house. – Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match by Francis C. Woodworth
  13. " Men hunt him with Dogs, for as I have already told you he will run from a barking Dog. – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  14. This time it was quite plain to her that he was not barking at the now shadowy moon. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. But the paramount idea in a French dog's brain is that he was made for the purpose of waking up and barking at motor cars. – Patty in Paris by Carolyn Wells
  16. The wind sighed in the foliage, and a distant watch- dog was barking that was all. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  17. They distrusted the pilot, although the poor old man, who must have been somewhat out of his reckoning, still kept assuring them that they had only a little further to go; and an hour after midnight, to their great joy they saw a light, and heard the barking of dogs, and came to a village or town which was almost empty, because nearly all its inhabitants had gone to the head of the Orinoco to trade for gold. – The Boy's Book of Heroes by Helena Peake
  18. Then he laughed a harsh, barking laugh, and cried: It's no good! – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  19. He felt again the depression of the silence in the valley below- the silence in which he heard, instead of barking dogs and laughing children, the beating of his own heart. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  20. The blind man then makes a noise, such as, for instance, the barking of a dog, a street cry, or anything he thinks will cause the player he has caught to betray himself, as the captive must imitate whatever noise the blind man likes to make. – Games For All Occasions by Mary E. Blain
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