Crac"kling (kr?k"kl?ng), n.
The making of small, sharp cracks or reports, frequently repeated.
As the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool.
Eccl. vii. 6.
The well-browned, crisp rind of roasted pork.
For the first time in his life he tested crackling.
Food for dogs, made from the refuse of tallow melting.
© Webster 1913.