ObsoleteTo be filled with worry, solicitude, or troubles.
Meaning noteobsolete, intransitive
ObsoleteTo bring worry, vexation, or anxiety.
Meaning noteobsolete, transitive
ObsoleteA noxious or corroding worry.
ObsoleteThe state of being filled with worry.
Eye dialect spelling of caulk.
EtymologySee Etymology section, list no.2.
See cark it.
EtymologySee Etymology section, list no.3.
Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Other
From Middle English carken (“to be anxious”), from Old English carcian, becarcian (“to be anxious, be anxious about, care for, take charge of, look after”), from car- (“care”) + formative -cian (suffix).
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