|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The making of small, sharp cracks or reports, frequently repeated.
2. (n.) The well-browned, crisp rind of roasted pork.
3. (n.) Food for dogs, made from the refuse of tallow melting.
Crackling (2 Occurrences)
Ecclesiastes 7:6 For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool. This also is vanity. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Joel 2:5 Like the noise of chariots on the tops of the mountains do they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devours the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array. (See NAS RSV NIV)