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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hearken \Heark"en\, v. t. 1. To hear by listening. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] [She] hearkened now and then Some little whispering and soft groaning sound. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To give heed to; to hear attentively. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] The King of Naples . . . hearkens my brother's suit. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To hearken out, to search out. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If you find none, you must hearken out a vein and buy. --B. Johnson. [1913 Webster]