barker


barker
barker1
/bahr"keuhr/, n.
1. an animal or person that barks.
2. a person who stands before a theater, carnival sideshow, or the like, calling out its attractions to passers-by.
[1350-1400; ME berker, berkar. See BARK1, -ER1]
barker2
/bahr"keuhr/, n.
1. a person or thing that removes bark from trees.
2. a person or thing that prepares bark for tanning.
[1375-1425, earlier as surname; late ME. See BARK2 (v.), -ER1]

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