from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To burden or be burdened with trouble; worry.
- n. A worry; a trouble: carks and cares.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To be filled with worry, solicitude, or troubles.
- v. To bring worry, vexation, or anxiety.
- n. A noxious or corroding worry.
- n. The state of being filled with worry.
- v. Eye dialect spelling of caulk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A noxious or corroding care; solicitude; worry.
- intransitive v. To be careful, anxious, solicitous, or troubled in mind; to worry or grieve.
- transitive v. To vex; to worry; to make by anxious care or worry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To load; burden; load or oppress with grief, anxiety, or care; worry; perplex; vex.
- To bring to be by care or anxiety; make by carking.
- To be full of care, anxious, solicitous, or concerned.
- n. A load; a burden; a weight; specifically, an old measure of weight for wool, equal to the thirtieth part of a sarplar.
- n. A burden of care; a state of anxious solicitude; care; concern; trouble; distress.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
She said, It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that when the ship sped on her course, Kamar al-Zaman returned to the garden in cark and care; but — anon he rented the place of its owner and hired a man to help him in irrigating the trees.
Now this King was become a very old man, weakened and wasted with age and sickness and decrepitude; for he had lived an hundred and fourscore years and had no child, male or female, by reason whereof he was ever in cark and care from morning to night and from night to morn.
So he rose up and went out and threaded the streets awhile, but only increased in cark and care.
So he abode in cark and care and chagrin from morn to night and from night to morn.
a soul nor return a reply; and reaching the garden and sitting down in cark and care he threw dust on his head and buffeted his cheeks. —
= "I fail at life." balancing act: Sorry to meatjack, but I have never run across "cark" before.
Sorry to meatjack, but I have never run across "cark" before.
If whomever found him had never caught him before they shoulda shat on it. balancing act: Sorry to meatjack, but I have never run across "cark" before.
And they show that airport cark parks are big business, raking in around $244 million in the 2007-2008 financial year.
Idibia's statement was quite specific, confirming that he was "still intact", with no immediate plans to cark it.