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. Lamb.

3. pl.

Food for dogs, made from the refuse of tallow melting.


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