harken

[hahr-kuhn]
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)

harkener, noun
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harken (ˈhɑːkən)
 
vb
a variant spelling (esp US) of hearken
 
'harkener
 
n

hearken or harken (ˈhɑːkən)
 
vb
archaic to listen to (something)
 
[Old English heorcnian; see hark]
 
harken or harken
 
vb
 
[Old English heorcnian; see hark]
 
'hearkener or harken
 
n

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Example sentences
She suggests parents harken back to their own childhoods in trying to understand the need for secret blogging.
Yes its a buzz word, yes it seems to harken back to mainframe days.
It's always fascinating to hear these hosts harken back to the days before their medium exploded.
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