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ˈkræk nlcrack·nel

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  1. cracknelnoun

    A hard, crisp biscuit

  2. cracknelnoun

    crackling (fried pork fat)

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cracknelnoun

    A hard brittle cake.

    Etymology: from crack.

    Albee my love he seek with daily sute,
    His clownish gifts and curtesies I disdain,
    His kids, his cracknels, and his early fruit. Edmund Spenser, Past.

    Pay tributary cracknels, which he sells;
    And with our offerings, help to raise his vails. John Dryden, Juv.


  1. cracknel

    A pretzel (listen ), from German pronunciation, standard German: Breze(l) (listen and French / Alsatian: Bretzel) is a type of baked pastry made from dough that is commonly shaped into a knot. The traditional pretzel shape is a distinctive symmetrical form, with the ends of a long strip of dough intertwined and then twisted back onto itself in a particular way (a pretzel loop or pretzel bow). Today, pretzels come in a wide range of shapes. Salt is the most common seasoning, or topping, for pretzels, complementing the washing soda or lye treatment that gives pretzels their traditional skin and flavor acquired through the Maillard reaction. Other seasonings are mustard, cheeses, sugar, chocolate, cinnamon, sweet glazing, seeds, and nuts. Varieties of pretzels include soft pretzels, which should be eaten shortly after preparation, and hard-baked pretzels, which have a long shelf life.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cracknelverb

    a hard brittle cake or biscuit

  2. Etymology: [F. craquelin, fr. D. krakeling, fr. krakken to crack. See Crack, v. t.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cracknel

    A small bark. Also, biscuits (see 1 Ki. xiv. 3).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cracknel in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cracknel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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