Distressing stressing perplexing corroding as carking cares
- Distressing; worrying; perplexing; corroding; as, carking cares.
(verb) Having sex in a car or truck. A mashup of vehicle and fucking.
For nowadays, the whale-fishery furnishes an asylum for many romantic, melancholy, and absent-minded young men, disgusted with the carking cares of earth, and seeking sentiment in tar and blubber.