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Dessert spoon   /dɪzˈərt spun/   Listen
Dessert spoon

noun
1.
A spoon larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon.






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"Dessert spoon" Quotes from Famous Books



... of an old Scottish farmer being unacquainted with table refinements occurred at a tenant's dinner in the north. The servant had put down beside him a dessert spoon when he had been helped to pudding. This seemed quite superfluous to the honest man, who exclaimed, "Tak' it awa, my man; my mou's as big for puddin' as it ...
— Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character • Edward Bannerman Ramsay



Words linked to "Dessert spoon" :   spoon



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