from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. The small intestines of pigs, especially when cooked and eaten as food.
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- n. small pig intestine, boiled and fried. Sometimes prepared with hog maws.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. The smaller intestines of swine, etc., fried for food.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small intestines of hogs prepared as food
From Middle English chiterling, probably diminutive of Old English *cieter, intestines.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)