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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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scratchingsscratch‧ings /ˈskrætʃɪŋz/ noun [plural] British English  DFsmall pieces of pig’s skin that have been cooked in hot fat and are eaten cold syn pork rinds American English
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scratchingsI'd heard scratchings, that was it.These are no idle scratchings but have been carefully and purposefully incised, and the reason is self-evident.It looks like scratchings from an old birds' nest.If that's out of your price bracket ... there's always pork scratchings at 30 pence a bag.I was so hungry I'd have eaten pork scratchings.For this you received a bag of pork scratchings and a clout round the ear.
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