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Peking duck

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noun Chinese Cooking.

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.

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Also called Beijing duck.

Origin of Peking duck

First recorded in 1875–80

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