(also pork scratchings)
Definition of scratchings in English:
Crisp pieces of pork fat left after rendering lard, eaten as a snack.
- Just when he'd fancy some pork scratchings or a sausage roll, he'd discover that all there was to eat were bananas, apples and those annoying little boxes of raisins.
- If I'm hungry after a night on the ale, I'll have a bag of pork scratchings or stop at the fish-and-chip shop on the way home.
- The vile smell of beer and pork scratchings met Cannington's delicate nose as he entered the town pub, called, appropriately, ‘The Nose Inn.’