Definition of reck in English:

reck

Syllabification: reck

verb

[no object with negative or in questions] archaic
1Pay heed to something: ye reck not of lands or goods [with clause]: little recking where she was wandering [with object]: he recks not Syria, recks not Britain
More example sentences
  • ‘Why do men then now not reck his rod?’ What a tremendous line, a savage indictment of humanity's colossal ignorance.
1.1 (it recks) It is of importance: what recks it?
More example sentences
  • ‘It recks not now, when all is over’.

Origin

Old English, of Germanic origin; compare with reckless. The word became common in rhetorical and poetic language in the 19th century.

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