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Peking duck

noun, Chinese Cookery.
1.
a roasted duck prized for its crisp skin, prepared by forcing air between skin and meat, brushing with sugar water, and hanging up to dry before final cooking.
Also called Beijing duck.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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