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Vocabulary - Bark

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The Chambered Nautilus - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr. "The Chambered Nautilus." Poetryfoundation.org. Poetry Foundation, n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

In lines 1-4:

This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign,
Sails the unshadowed main,—
The venturous bark that flings
On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings

...the word "bark" means

A

noise.

B

ship.

C

explorer.

D

sun.