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cark


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cark  \Cark\,  v.  t. 
  To  vex;  to  worry;  to  make  by  anxious  care  or  worry.  [R.] 
 
  Nor  can  a  man,  independently  .  .  .  of  God's  blessing, 
  care  and  cark  himself  one  penny  richer.  --South. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cark  \Cark\,  n.  [OE.  cark,  fr  a  dialectic  form  of  F.  charge; 
  cf  W.  carc  anxiety,  care  Arm  karg  charge,  burden.  See 
  {Charge},  and  cf  {Cargo}.] 
  A  noxious  or  corroding  care  solicitude;  worry.  [Archaic.] 
 
  His  heavy  head,  devoid  of  careful  cark.  --Spenser. 
 
  Fling  cark  and  care  aside.  --Motherwell. 
 
  Freedom  from  the  cares  of  money  and  the  cark  of 
  fashion.  --R.  D. 
  Blackmore 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cark  \Cark\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  careful,  anxious,  solicitous,  or  troubles  in  mind;  to 
  worry  or  grieve.  [R.]  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cark 
  v  :  disturb  in  mind  or  make  uneasy  or  cause  to  be  worried  or 
  alarmed;  "She  was  rather  perturbed  by  the  news  that  her 
  father  was  seriously  ill"  [syn:  {perturb},  {unhinge},  {disquiet}, 
  {trouble},  {distract},  {disorder}] 




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