Recked
Reck Reck (r[e^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recked} (r[e^]kt) (obs. imp. {Roughte}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Recking}.] [AS. reccan, r[=e]can, to care for; akin to OS. r[=o]kian, OHG. ruochan, G. geruhen, Icel. r[ae]kja, also to E. reckon, rake an implement. See {Rake}, and cf. {Reckon}.] 1. To make account of; to care for; to heed; to regard. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

This son of mine not recking danger. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

And may you better reck the rede Than ever did the adviser. --Burns. [1913 Webster]

2. To concern; -- used impersonally. [Poetic] [1913 Webster]

What recks it them? --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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