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Pronunciation : Cark
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. cark, fr. a dialectic form of F. charge; cf. W. carc anxiety, care, Arm karg charge, burden. See Charge, and cf. Cargo.]
Definition : Defn: A noxious or corroding care; solicitude; worry. [Archaic.] His heavy head, devoid of careful cark. Spenser. Fling cark and care aside. Motherwell. Ereedom from the cares of money and the cark of fashion. R. D. Blackmore.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Cark
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To be careful, anxious, solicitous, or troubles in mind; to worry or grieve. [R.] Beau. & fl.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Cark
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: 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.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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