barker definition by Webster's New World
a person or machine that takes bark off a tree, log, etc.
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- an animal, person, or thing that makes a barking sound
- a person in front of a side show, theater, store, etc. who tries to attract customers by loud, animated talking
barker definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One, such as a dog, that makes a bark or a barking sound.
- An employee who stands before the entrance to a show, as at a carnival, and solicits customers with a loud sales spiel.
One that removes bark from trees or logs or prepares it for tanning.