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Beijing duck

noun

Peking duck

noun, Chinese Cookery.
1.
a roasted duck prized for its crisp skin, prepared by forcing air between skin and meat, brushing with sugar water, and hanging up to dry before final cooking.
Also called Beijing duck.
Origin of Peking duck
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80
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