What does the word hearken mean?

Usage examples for hearken

  1. Yes, I. Hearken, Ndabezita. – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  2. I did not hearken unto any evil counsel, and my name was not heard on the mouth of the herald. – The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians by E. A. Wallis Budge
  3. But hearken to my words, ere we set out upon the way. – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady