Harked



[hahrk] /hɑrk/

verb (used without object)
1.
to listen attentively; hearken.
verb (used with object)
2.
Archaic. to listen to; hear.
noun
3.
a hunter’s shout to hounds, as to encourage them in following the scent.
Verb phrases
4.
hark back,

/hɑːk/
verb
1.
(intransitive; usually imperative) to listen; pay attention
v.

late 12c., from Old English *heorcian, perhaps an intensive form from base of hieran (see hear). Cf. talk/tale. Cognate with Old Frisian harkia “listen,” Middle Dutch horken, Old High German horechon, German horchen. To hark back (1829) originally referred to hounds returning along a track when the scent has been lost, till they find it again. Related: Harked; harking.

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