2. Verb. (present participle of bark) ¹
3. Adjective. Who or that barks or bark. ¹
4. Adjective. (British slang) Short for barking mad. ¹
5. Noun. The action of the verb '''to bark'''. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Barking
1. bark [v] - See also: bark
Lexicographical Neighbors of Barking
Literary usage of Barking
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions by Ecclesiological Society (1885)
"Baron, or Barnes, the rectory and parish church of barking with the advowson and right of patronage, and bestowed the same on All Souls College, Oxford, ..."
2. London City Churches by Alfred Ernest Daniell (1896)
"ALL HALLOWS barking. AT the junction of Tower Street and Seething Lane, and close to Trinity Square and the Mark Lane Station, stands the church of All ..."
3. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"The dog's barking continued. She strained her ears to listen. It came from her son's room. She rushed to the spot in her bare feet. ..."
4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"barking the trees. This is the most important operation in the management of ... In barking, the workman takes a special tool and makes a cut round the stem ..."
5. The Nineteenth Century (1898)
"So much for the building of Allhallows barking and its furniture ; now for something of its history. And first, why is it called Allhallows barking ? ..."
6. The Publications of the Harleian Society by Harleian Society (1887)
"... at S' Botolph, decd ; at All Hallows barking aforesaid. ... 27, & Margaret of All Hallows barking, sd City, Spinster, dau. of John Masters, ..."