Definition of Starkens
1. starken [v] - See also: starken
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Literary usage of Starkens
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"... Sw. starka, to become strong or stiff, and, to make stiff. ' Boiled treacle or rendered fat starkens as it cools :' Leeds Gl. ..."
2. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments: Now by Kama̜ Shastra society, Benares, Richard Francis Burton (1885)
"... the lighter from one love to fly : When starkens night, the birds in brake or branches snugly perched o Wail for our sorrow and announce ..."
3. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night by Richard Francis Burton, Leonard Charles Smithers (1894)
"... the lighter from one love to fly: When starkens night, the birds in brake or branches snugly perched • Wail for our sorrow and announce our hapless ..."