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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hark  \Hark\,  v.  i.  [OE.  herken.  See  {Hearken}.] 
  To  listen;  to  hearken.  [Now  rare  except  in  the  imperative 
  form  used  as  an  interjection,  Hark!  listen.]  --Hudibras. 
 
  {Hark  away!}  {Hark  back!}  {Hark  forward!}  (Sporting),  cries 
  used  to  incite  and  guide  hounds  in  hunting. 
 
  {To  hark  back},  to  go  back  for  a  fresh  start  as  when  one  has 
  wandered  from  his  direct  course,  or  made  a  digression. 
 
  He  must  have  overshot  the  mark,  and  must  hark  back 
  Haggard.  He  harked  back  to  the  subject.  --W.  E. 
  Norris. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hark 
  v  :  listen;  used  mostly  in  the  imperative  [syn:  {harken},  {hearken}] 




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