(obsolete, intransitive) To be filled with worry, solicitude, or troubles.
Eye dialect spelling of caulk.
Other Word Forms of Cark
Origin of Cark
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).
Middle English carken from Norman French carquier to burden, load from Late Latin carricāre cargo
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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