kaiings, plural noun

Forms:
kaaiings, kaaingsShow more Also kaaiings, kaaings, kaains, kaiangs, kains, kyens.
Origin:
Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans, probably from Dutch kaaien, plural of kaan residue of melted tallow.
Greaves or brownsels from which fat has been rendered down. Also attributive.
a1905 H.J. Duckitt in M. Kuttel Hildegonda Duckitt’s Bk of Recipes (1966) 25Two cups kaiings (that is the dry scraps of any minced sheep-tail fat or suet after it has been fried, and the boiling fat drained from it).
1985 Cape Times 7 Aug.With the pre-dinner drinks there were tasty ‘kaiings’ — made from thin strips of fatty meat cut from the ribs of Karoo mutton and rendered crisp in the oven.
Greaves or brownsels from which fat has been rendered down. Also attributive.

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