Hark is defined as to listen carefully.(verb)
An example of hark is having everyone be quiet so you can try to hear a noise.
See hark in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME herkien (akin to Ger horchen) < ? OE *heorcian or < OE heorcnian: see hearken
See hark in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb harked, hark·ing, harks
Origin: Middle English harken, herken
Origin: , from Old English *heorcian.
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