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crackling

[krak-ling or for 2, 3, -luh n] /ˈkræk lɪŋ or for 2, 3, -lən/
noun
1.
the making of slight cracking sounds rapidly repeated.
2.
the crisp browned skin or rind of roast pork.
3.
Usually, cracklings. Southern U.S. the crisp residue left when fat, especially hog or chicken fat, is rendered.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; crackle + -ing1
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crackling

/ˈkræklɪŋ/
noun
1.
the crisp browned skin of roast pork
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