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1. birch

noun. ['ˈbɝːtʃ'] hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood.

Synonyms

  • wood

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • switch off

Etymology

  • birche (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Birch Bark

  • question-mark
  • ?question-mark
  • transpark
  • mediamark
  • disembark
  • intermark
  • premark
  • remark
  • embark
  • demark
  • starke
  • stark
  • starck
  • spark
  • sparc
  • quark
  • clarke
  • clark
  • shark
  • sark
  • parke
  • park
  • parc
  • narc
  • merc
  • marque
  • marke
  • mark
  • marc
  • larke

Example sentences of the word birch-bark


1. Noun Phrase
The Ojibwe believe that birch bark is sacred and protects the body from harm.

2. Noun Phrase
Decorate the pieces with markers to look like birch bark.

2. birch

noun. ['ˈbɝːtʃ'] any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark.

Synonyms

  • mountain birch
  • paper birch
  • silver birch
  • Western birch
  • red birch
  • Yukon white birch
  • gray birch
  • Betula glandulosa
  • black birch
  • common birch
  • Betula leutea
  • tree
  • European white birch
  • cherry birch
  • Betula lenta
  • Betula populifolia
  • Betula pubescens
  • Betula alleghaniensis
  • Newfoundland dwarf birch
  • Betula papyrifera
  • American dwarf birch
  • sweet birch
  • Betula cordifolia
  • Betula pendula
  • canoe birch
  • Western paper birch
  • American gray birch
  • swamp birch
  • downy birch
  • white birch
  • genus Betula
  • paperbark birch
  • Betula
  • yellow birch
  • Betula neoalaskana
  • American white birch
  • birch tree
  • Betula nigra
  • Betula fontinalis
  • American grey birch
  • river birch
  • grey birch

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • take away
  • unwooded
  • soft

Etymology

  • birche (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. birch

verb. ['ˈbɝːtʃ'] whip with a birch twig.

Synonyms

  • lather
  • trounce
  • strap
  • lash
  • welt
  • flog
  • slash

Antonyms

  • back
  • fauna
  • pulpy
  • herbaceous

Etymology

  • birche (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. birch

adjective. ['ˈbɝːtʃ'] consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree.

Synonyms

  • birken
  • woody

Antonyms

  • inflexibility
  • lose
  • praise

Etymology

  • birche (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. birch

noun. ['ˈbɝːtʃ'] a switch consisting of a twig or a bundle of twigs from a birch tree; used to hit people as punishment.

Synonyms

  • switch

Antonyms

  • untie
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • birche (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. bark

noun. ['ˈbɑːrk'] tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.

Synonyms

  • cork
  • branch
  • sweetwood bark
  • phellem
  • tree trunk
  • cassia bark
  • chittem bark
  • covering
  • trunk
  • cover
  • mezereum
  • tapa
  • cinnamon bark
  • cinnamon
  • white cinnamon
  • eleuthera bark
  • tappa bark
  • canella
  • angostura
  • root
  • Jesuit's bark
  • winter's bark
  • Chinese cinnamon
  • natural covering
  • cinchona
  • cascara
  • cinchona bark
  • tanbark
  • Peruvian bark
  • canella bark
  • cascara sagrada
  • tapa bark
  • chittam bark
  • cascarilla bark
  • magnolia
  • tappa
  • bole

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of
  • descendant
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. bark

noun. ['ˈbɑːrk'] a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts.

Synonyms

  • sailing ship
  • barque

Antonyms

  • converge
  • tributary
  • distributary

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. bark

verb. ['ˈbɑːrk'] speak in an unfriendly tone.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise

Antonyms

  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. bark

noun. ['ˈbɑːrk'] a noise resembling the bark of a dog.

Antonyms

  • exclude

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. bark

noun. ['ˈbɑːrk'] the sound made by a dog.

Synonyms

  • bow-wow

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • unmask

Etymology

  • bark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bǫrkr (Old Norse)
  • berken (Middle English (1100-1500))
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