from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Scots Trouble; anxiety.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Toil; trouble; anxiety.
Does a 'his weary kiaugh and care beguile, [worry]
_A'_ has the sound of _a_ in _all_; pronounce _kiaugh_ something like _kee-owch'_, giving the _ch_ a harsh, guttural sound.
Does a 'his weary kiaugh and care beguile, Does all his weary cark (fret) and care beguile.
(In later editions, _carking cares_ was substituted for _kiaugh_ and _care_.) [17.]