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spoon


  9  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spoon  \Spoon\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  fish  with  a  spoon  bait. 
 
  2.  In  croquet,  golf,  etc.,  to  spoon  a  ball. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spoon  \Spoon\,  n.  (Golf) 
  A  wooden  club  with  a  lofted  face.  --Encyc.  of  Sport. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spoon  \Spoon\,  v.  t. 
  1.  (Fishing)  To  catch  by  fishing  with  a  spoon  bait. 
 
  He  had  with  him  all  the  tackle  necessary  for 
  spooning  pike.  --Mrs.  Humphry 
  Ward. 
 
  2.  In  croquet,  golf,  etc.,  to  push  or  shove  (a  ball)  with  a 
  lifting  motion,  instead  of  striking  with  an  audible  knock. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spoon  \Spoon\,  v.  t. 
  To  take  up  in  or  as  in  a  spoon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spoom  \Spoom\,  v.  i.  [Probably  fr  spum  foam.  See  {Spume}.] 
  (Naut.) 
  To  be  driven  steadily  and  swiftly,  as  before  a  strong  wind; 
  to  be  driven  before  the  wind  without  any  sail,  or  with  only  a 
  part  of  the  sails  spread;  to  scud  under  bare  poles.  [Written 
  also  {spoon}.] 
 
  When  virtue  spooms  before  a  prosperous  gale,  My  heaving 
  wishes  help  to  fill  the  sail.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spoon  \Spoon\,  v.  i. 
  To  act  with  demonstrative  or  foolish  fondness,  as  one  in 
  love.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spoon  \Spoon\  (sp[=oo]n),  v.  i.  (Naut.) 
  See  {Spoom}.  [Obs.] 
 
  We  might  have  spooned  before  the  wind  as  well  as  they 
  --Pepys. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spoon  \Spoon\,  n.  [OE.  spon,  AS  sp[=o]n,  a  chip;  akin  to  D. 
  spaan,  G.  span,  Dan.  spaan,  Sw  sp[*a]n,  Icel.  sp['a]nn, 
  sp['o]nn,  a  chip,  a  spoon.  [root]170.  Cf  {Span-new}.] 
  1.  An  implement  consisting  of  a  small  bowl  (usually  a  shallow 
  oval)  with  a  handle,  used  especially  in  preparing  or 
  eating  food. 
 
  ``Therefore  behoveth  him  a  full  long  spoon  That 
  shall  eat  with  a  fiend,''  thus  heard  I  say 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  He  must  have  a  long  spoon  that  must  eat  with  the 
  devil.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Anything  which  resembles  a  spoon  in  shape;  esp.  (Fishing), 
  a  spoon  bait. 
 
  3.  Fig.:  A  simpleton;  a  spooney.  [Slang]  --Hood. 
 
  {Spoon  bait}  (Fishing),  a  lure  used  in  trolling,  consisting 
  of  a  glistening  metallic  plate  shaped  like  the  bowl  of  a 
  spoon  with  a  fishhook  attached. 
 
  {Spoon  bit},  a  bit  for  boring,  hollowed  or  furrowed  along  one 
  side 
 
  {Spoon  net},  a  net  for  landing  fish. 
 
  {Spoon  oar}.  see  under  {Oar}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  spoon 
  n  1:  a  piece  of  cutlery  with  a  shallow  bowl-shaped  container  and 
  a  handle;  used  to  stir  or  serve  or  take  up  food 
  2:  as  much  as  a  spoon  will  hold  "he  added  two  spoons  of  sugar" 
  [syn:  {spoonful}] 
  3:  formerly  a  golfing  wood  with  an  elevated  face 
  v  1:  scoop  up  or  take  up  with  a  spoon;  "spoon  the  sauce  over  the 
  roast" 
  2:  cuddle  and  kiss  [syn:  {smooch},  {snog}] 




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