Hark forward
Hark Hark (h[aum]rk), v. i. [OE. herken. See {Hearken}.] To listen; to hearken. [Now rare, except in the imperative form used as an interjection, Hark! listen.] --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]

He must have overshot the mark, and must hark back. --Haggard. [1913 Webster]

He harked back to the subject. --W. E. Norris. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hark back — Hark Hark (h[aum]rk), v. i. [OE. herken. See {Hearken}.] To listen; to hearken. [Now rare, except in the imperative form used as an interjection, Hark! listen.] Hudibras. [1913 Webster] {Hark away!} {Hark back!} {Hark forward!} (Sporting), cries… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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