Definition of reck in English:

reck

verb

archaic
  • 1no object, with negative or in questions Pay heed to something.

    ‘ye reck not of lands or goods’
    • ‘‘Why do men then now not reck his rod?’ What a tremendous line, a savage indictment of humanity's colossal ignorance.’
    1. 1.1it recks It is of importance.
      ‘what recks it?’
      • ‘‘It recks not now, when all is over’.’

Origin

Old English, of Germanic origin; compare with reckless. The word became common in rhetorical and poetic language in the 19th century.

Pronunciation

reck

/rɛk/