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reck

[rek] /rɛk/
verb (used without object)
1.
to have care, concern, or regard (often followed by of, with, or a clause).
2.
to take heed.
3.
Archaic. to be of concern or importance; matter:
It recks not.
verb (used with object)
4.
Archaic. to have regard for; mind; heed.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English rekken, Old English reccan; akin to Old Norse roekja to have care, German (ge)ruhen to deign
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reck

/rɛk/
verb (archaic) (used mainly with a negative)
1.
to mind or care about (something) to reck nought
2.
(usually impersonal) to concern or interest (someone)
Word Origin
Old English reccan; related to Old High German ruohhen to take care, Old Norse rækja, Gothic rakjan
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