Definition of Harkens

1. Verb. (third-person singular of harken) ¹



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Definition of Harkens

1. harken [v] - See also: harken

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harkens

haring
hariolation
hariolations
harish
harissa
harissas
hark
hark back
harked
harken
harken back
harkened
harkener
harkeners
harkening
harkens (current term)
harkerite
harking
harks
harl
harle
harlech group
harled
harlequin
harlequin-snake
harlequin chromosome
harlequin duck
harlequin ducks
harlequin eye

Literary usage of Harkens

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... it has developed a sense meaning “hark back” without back' an unflawed specimen that harkens to the days of Sherlock Holmes —Carleton Jones, ..."

2. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1865)
"harkens had not found it satisfactory; did not ripen—only a fox grape. IVE'S MADEIRA. ... harkens said it fell from the bunch wherever he had seen it. ..."

3. America at War: A Handbook of Patriotic Education References by Albert Bushnell Hart, National Security League (1918)
"That this Nation harkens to the warning of the German Nation that it has the right to attack any civilization for the necessitous advantages of its own. ..."

4. The Rhetoric of John Donne's Verse by Wightman Fletcher Melton (1906)
"In the Essay on Man, IV, 39-42, we read, There's not a blessing individuals find, But some way leans and harkens to its kind; No bandit fierce, ..."

5. Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Washington by Washington (State). Supreme Court, Arthur Remington, Solon Dickerson Williams (1921)
"As we have stated, the action arose from a collision between an automobile driven by the defendant WH harkens and an automobile driven by the appellant ..."

6. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1800)
"And then, confident again, up she gets, out she looks, listens and enquires, harkens, kens, every man afar off is sure he, every stirring in the street, ..."

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