cracknel

noun
crack·nel | \ ˈkrak-nᵊl \

Definition of cracknel 

1 : a hard brittle biscuit

2 : crackling sense 2 usually used in plural

First Known Use of cracknel

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cracknel

Middle English krakenelle

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