Cracklin

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Cracklin a kind of china-ware, purposely cracked in the kiln as an ornament
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Usage

In literature:

An' he said as our Christmas singin' was no better nor the cracklin' o' thorns under a pot.
"Adam Bede" by George Eliot
Verity their lauchter was like the cracklin' o' thorns aneath a pot.
"Robert Falconer" by George MacDonald
Like the cracklin' o' thorns under a pot, is the laughter of fools.
"Happy Hawkins" by Robert Alexander Wason
I reckon I looked like a pretty cracklin ever to get to Congress!
"David Crockett: His Life and Adventures" by John S. C. Abbott
Fus' ting I know, dere was a barn, ten tousand bushel rough rice, all in a blaze, den mas'r's great house, all cracklin' up de roof.
"Army Life in a Black Regiment" by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Then I heard a great cracklin' of wood, and I knew that the palisades were doon.
"The Last Galley" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Sometimes we bake eggs and sweet potatoes, cracklin hoe cake covered up in the ashes.
"Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives" by Work Projects Administration
She cooked cracklin' bread in the winter and black walnut bread the same way.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
This, with occasional cracklins made up our entire bill of fare for many months.
"The Life and Adventures of Nat Love" by Nat Love
Us chillun got some of dem good old skin cracklin's when dey got brown.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
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In news:

William DeShazer/Staff Cracklin ' Jacks at 9080 Collier Boulevard in East Naples on Monday Nov 12, 2012.
A look at Cracklin ' Jack's and their fried chicken on Monday Nov 12, 2012.
Related Stories for Cracklin ' Jack's.
Southwest Florida is serious about fried chicken, and Cracklin ' Jacks, they say, is seriously good.
Fried chicken with sides of mashed potatoes and gravy, and stewed tomatoes at Cracklin ' Jacks in Golden Gate on Monday Nov 12, 2012.
" Cracklin ' Rosie" Goes Gold.
Voice preview- Cracklin ' Randy.
White Bean Flan, Brussels Sprout Chanterelle Mushroom Pork Cracklin Salad, Deep Fried Egg and Citrus Gastrique paired with a Extra Hoppy IPA (In this case Sculpin from Ballast Point).
A pork cracklin' will have nothing on your exposed skin this week in DC (Photo courtesy of Jack W Reid).
So you dip in the dip, bite in, and it's loud and crunchy like fresh cracklin', but also chewy from the subcutaneous layer of gelatinous pork.
Southwest Florida is serious about fried chicken, and Cracklin' Jacks , they say, is seriously good.
Fried chicken with sides of mashed potatoes and gravy, and stewed tomatoes at Cracklin' Jacks in Golden Gate on Monday Nov 12, 2012.
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