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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]
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"I kind of put a plan together and, looking back on it, it makes me feel good that Chuck believed in me that much," Spoon said.
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Setting the hook can be a bit of a test with a weedless spoon. The strike is usually at the surface and often spectacular, which means your tendency is to take the lure away from the fish.
FACT FILE SIMON Moore's exhibition is titled A Spoonful of Arts & Crafts in the UK and will also feature the work of Robert Sidney Catterson-Smith; Arthur and Georgina Gaskin; Bernard Instone; Adolph Scott; Florence Stern; Robert Chandler and George Hunt and others from the Birmingham Guild of Handicrafts and the Bromsgrove School Guild, as well as spoons by Omar Ramsden, Archibald Knox, Charles Ashbee and the Guild of Handicraft from the Cotswold; the Dryad Metal Works in Leicester and Keswick School of Industrial Arts.
FORKS are fine; knives are nice enough; but spoons, I fear, are sometimes simply a source of sorrow.
The Pollyanna Wooden Spoon for target-setting and prediction is to be presented to Carwyn Jones, our First Minister.
The spoons' designs also reflect art historical periods: Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts style spoons are readily identifiable, whole commemorative spoons marking special royal events are also popular.
"It is possible that some spoons are already in the hands of consumers and they are urged to return them to the place of purchase or simply avoid using them," an announcement from the health services said.
Stephenson said: "Wooden Spoon are delighted to support the project.
It's true that if you don't properly clean your wooden spoon, it will retain bacteria - but so will any other type of spoon.
The website spotlights the healthy attributes of Golden Spoon's product made with real fruit and real milk, including full nutritional information for both low-fat and non-fat flavors.