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spoon

(spūn),
An instrument with a handle and a small bowl- or cup-shaped extremity.
[A.S. spōn, chip]

spoon

Drug slang
noun
(1) A regional term for 1/16 oz of heroin.
(2) Paraphernalia used to prepare heroin for injection.
 
Sexology
verb To cuddle with a sexual partner in a manner fancifully likened to nested spoons, in which both lay on their side facing the same direction.

spoon

(spūn)
An instrument with a handle and a small bowl- or cup-shaped extremity.
[A.S. spōn, chip]

spoon,

n an instrument with a round or ovoid working end; designed to be used for scraping or scooping.
References in classic literature ?
I trust that is not that Pie: the spoons are locked up, however," said Ribby.
A sum that in the days ere the silver spoon had melted, I staked in careless moods of an instant on a turn of the cards.
A vast deal of searching and rummaging ensued, and it proving fruitless, Smike was called in, and pushed by Mrs Squeers, and boxed by Mr Squeers; which course of treatment brightening his intellects, enabled him to suggest that possibly Mrs Squeers might have the spoon in her pocket, as indeed turned out to be the case.
The table was laid with two bowls and two horn spoons, but the same single measure of small beer.
Alderman saw my money, he said, 'Well, madam, now I am satisfied you were wronged, and it was for this reason that I moved you should buy the spoons, and stayed till you had bought them, for if you had not had money to pay for them, I should have suspected that you did not come into the shop with an intent to buy, for indeed the sort of people who come upon these designs that you have been charged with, are seldom troubled with much gold in their pockets, as I see you are.
She showed her perception of this similarity by laying the label KEY upon the key, and the label SPOON upon the spoon.
You don't expect to be set up in a coach and six, and to be fed on turtle soup and venison, with a gold spoon, as a good many of 'em do
Every man retired from the spoon, as Clennam did, cowed and baffled.
He rose from the table; and advancing to the master, basin and spoon in hand, said: somewhat alarmed at his own temerity:
We resumed business; and while plying our spoons in the bowl, thinks I to myself, I wonder now if this here has any effect on the head?
The children were then called, like so many pigs, and like so many pigs they would come and devour the mush; some with oyster- shells, others with pieces of shingle, some with naked hands, and none with spoons.
And the pushmi-pullyu took the little boy on his back and gave him a ride round the dining-room table; while all the other animals followed behind, beating the dish-covers with spoons, pretending it was a parade.