Cracknel meaning

krăknəl
A hard crisp biscuit.
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Crisp bits of fried pork fat; cracklings.
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A variety of hard, crisp biscuit.
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Small pieces of crisply fried fat pork.
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Cracklings.
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A hard, crisp biscuit.
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(in the plural) Crackling (fried pork fat)
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Origin of cracknel

  • Middle English crakenele alteration of Old French craquelin from Middle Dutch krākelinc small cake from krāken to crack gerə-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French craquelin.

    From Wiktionary