Definitions

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  • n. One who hearkens; a listener.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who hearkens; a listener.

Etymologies

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hearken +‎ -er

Examples

  • A glorious king in the battle, a hearkener at the doom,

    The Story of Sigurd the Volsung

  • Hereupon he rent his garment immediately, out of grief, and pulled off the hair of his head and beard, and cast himself upon the ground, because this crime had reached the principal men among the people; and considering that if he should enjoin them to cast out their wives, and the children they had by them, he should not be hearkener to, he continued lying upon the ground.

    Antiquities of the Jews

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