Fr. < L. barca.
- Boat; barge with a broad stern; small ship without a figure-head; vessel carrying water in its hold; [fig.] life; mortal mission; reason for existing.
see bark, v.
- Howl; clamor; sound of a dog; sharp explosive canine cry; [fig.] pang; heart-ache; emotional pain.
- Bay; yelp; yip; cry out; sound an alarm; make a loud noise like a dog; (see Isaiah 56:10).