Marked vs Yarked - What's the difference?

marked | yarked |


As an adjective marked

is .

As a verb yarked is

(yark).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

marked

English

Etymology 1

From (mark) (noun)

Alternative forms

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Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having a visible or identifying mark.
  • # Of a playing card: having a secret mark on the back for cheating.
  • Clearly evident; noticeable; conspicuous.
  • The eighth century BC saw a marked increase in the general wealth of Cyprus.
  • (linguistics) Of a word, form, or phoneme: distinguished by a positive feature.
  • e.g. in author'' and ''authoress , the latter is marked for its gender by a suffix.
  • singled out; suspicious; treated with hostility; the object of vengeance.
  • A marked man.
    Usage notes
    * This adjectival sense of this word is sometimes written , rather than being silent, as in the verb form. This usage is largely restricted to poetry and other works in which it is important that the adjective’s disyllabicity be made explicit.

    Etymology 2

    See (mark) (verb)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (mark)
  • Anagrams

    * English heteronyms ----

    yarked

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (yark)
  • Anagrams

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    yark

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) . More at (l).

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make ready; prepare.
  • *1881 , Walter Gregor, Notes on the Folk-Lore of the North-East of Scotland :
  • [...] Yet thou hast given us leather to yark , and leather to bark, [...]
  • (obsolete) To dispose; be set in order for; be destined or intended for.
  • (obsolete) To set open; open.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)

    Etymology 2

    Origin uncertain, probably originally imitative; compare (jerk) etc.

    Alternative forms

    * yerk

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To draw (stitches etc.) tight.
  • To hit, strike, especially with a cane or whip.
  • To crack (a whip).
  • *, Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.96:
  • *:he would throw a Dagger, and make a whip to yarke and lash [tr. faisoit craqueter''], as cunningly as any Carter in ''France .
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