What does the word harken mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To hear by listening; listen.

Usage examples for harken

  1. Harken now, the water is atopping of our dam. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  2. Harken to His words when he says to you: Come to me, O ye heavily laden, crushed, as it were, under the burden of your sins, and I shall give you rest.... – The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional by Father Chiniquy
  3. Those places far above, Harken! – Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs by Alice C. Fletcher
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