- to char; convert into coke.
Origin of chark
1485–95; earlier charke cole, back formation from charcoal
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Examples from the Web for chark
He would say “chark” for everything, merely varying the key higher or lower according to the exigencies of the case.Original Penny Readings
George Manville Fenn
Gimblet folded the letter carefully, replaced it in the envelope, and handed it back to Mr. Chark.
Sir Gregory and I, Mr. Chark, were on our way to see if she had been heard of at the hospitals, at the moment of your arrival.
Or perhaps your friend Chark would rather think that I was given to poisoning my relations?
So,” said Gimblet to himself, “it appears that the worthy Mr. Chark has been talking.