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Recked vs Kecked - What's the difference?

recked | kecked |

As verbs the difference between recked and kecked

is that recked is (reck) while kecked is (keck).

recked

English

Verb

(head)
  • (reck)
  • Anagrams

    *

    reck

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (obsolete)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make account of; to care for; to heed; to regard; consider.
  • * Sir Philip Sidney
  • this son of mine not recking danger
  • * Burns
  • And may you better reck the rede / Than ever did the adviser.
  • * 1603 , William Shakespeare, "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark", Act 1, Scene 3:
  • Ophelia:
    Do not, as some ungracious pastors do,
    Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven,
    Whiles, like a puffed and reckless libertine,
    Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads,
    And recks not his own rede.
  • *
  • * 1922 , (James Joyce), Chapter 13
  • Little recked he perhaps for what she felt, that dull aching void in her heart sometimes, piercing to the core.
  • To care; to matter.
  • * 1822 , John E. Hall (ed.), The Port Folio , vol. XIV
  • Little thou reck'st [2] of this sad store!
    Would thou might never reck [1] them more!
  • * 1900 , , Villanelle of Marguerite's , lines 10-11
  • *:She knows us not, nor recks if she enthrall
  • *:With voice and eyes and fashion of her hair
  • To concern, to be important
  • It recks not!
  • * Milton
  • What recks it them?
  • (obsolete) To think.
  • Derived terms

    * (l) * reckless

    kecked

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (keck)

  • keck

    English

    Etymology 1

    Imitative

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To retch or heave as if to vomit.
  • (Jonathan Swift)

    Etymology 2

    Celtic

    Noun

    (-)
  • (dialectal) cow parsley
  • Etymology 3

    Noun

    (-)
  • animal dung
  • References
    * 1924, Sophia Morrison, ?Edmund Goodwin, A vocabulary of the Anglo-Manx dialect (page 98). ----