Reck v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recked (obs. imp. Roughte); p. pr. & vb. n. Recking.]
1. 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.
2. To concern; -- used impersonally. [Poetic]
What recks it them? --Milton.
Reck v. i. To make account; to take heed; to care; to mind; -- often followed by of. [Archaic]
Then reck I not, when I have lost my life. --Chaucer.
I reck not though I end my life to-day. --Shak.
Of me she recks not, nor my vain desire. --M. Arnold.