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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.
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I closed my eyes and downed the spoonful in one giant gulp.
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Add a spoonful of oil to pan and add tomato paste, stirring and scraping pan until tomato paste is fragrant and visibly darkened, about 3 minutes.
Christian Burch's debut novel, The Manny Files (Atheneum), is being billed as "David Sedaris meets Mary Poppins," but in this case a spoonful of saccharin doesn't help the reading go down.
Finally, I duct-taped a spoon to a pole and scooped the gelatinous mass out through the cleanout opening, spoonful by spoonful.
It's one thing to add a spoonful of sugar to make the medicine go down.
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Norelift costs just under 5 [pounds sterling] for a 120g pot, but almost 90% of women who took a spoonful for 10 days said their skin had improved, claims the business.
A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down, as Julie Andrews taught, and Gallagher had it both ways, wrapping refined abstractions around the bitter pill of history.
When melted, add herbal infusion, spoonful by spoonful until mixture is blended.
And telling it in the guise of a story is the spoonful of sugar for what is at bottom an exhilarating medicine, but one which all too few people in business take.
On this third outing, he and his quartet of instrumental masters show they are advancing this musical art with a delicious gumbo of Afro-Caribbean beats and mainstream jazz that swings tastefully spoonful after spoonful.