unbark

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ bark

Verb[edit]

unbark (third-person singular simple present unbarks, present participle unbarking, simple past and past participle unbarked)

  1. (obsolete) To cause to disembark; to land.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Hakluyt to this entry?)
  2. To deprive of the bark.
    to unbark a tree
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.