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1. A hard crisp biscuit.
2. cracknels Crisp bits of fried pork fat; cracklings.
[Middle English crakenele, alteration of Old French craquelin, from Middle Dutch krākelinc, small cake, from krāken, to crack; see gerə- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Cookery) a type of hard plain biscuit
2. (Cookery) (often plural) US and Canadian crisply fried bits of fat pork
[C15: perhaps from Old French craquelin, from Middle Dutch krākelinc, from krāken to crack]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a hard, brittle biscuit.
2. cracknels, bits of fat pork fried crisp.
[1350–1400; Middle English crak(e)nele]
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n → (harter) Keks
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