Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Recking'
Recking Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Reck \Reck\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recked(obs. imp. Roughte);
p. pr. & vb. n. Recking.] [AS. reccan, r[=e]can, to care
for; akin to OS. r[=o]kian, OHG. ruochan, G. geruhen, Icel.
r[ae]kja, also to E. reckon, rake an implement. See Rake,
and cf. Reckon.]
- To make account of; to care for; to heed; to regard. [Archaic] This son of mine not recking danger. --Sir P. Sidney. And may you better reck the rede Than ever did the adviser. --Burns.
- To concern; -- used impersonally. [Poetic] What recks it them? --Milton.