- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H3709 Used 12 times
1. A small domestic utensil, with a bowl or concave part and a handle, for dipping liquids; as a tea spoon; a table spoon
2. An instrument consisting of a bowl or hollow iron and a long handle, used for taking earth out of holes dug for setting posts.
SPOON, verb intransitive To put before the wind in a gale. [I believe not now used.]
SPOON-BILL, noun [spoon and bill.] A fowl of the grallic order, and genus Platatea, so named from the shape of its bill, which is somewhat like a spoon or spatula. Its plumage is white beautiful.
SPOON-DRIFT, noun In seamens language, a showery sprinkling of sea water, swept from the surface in a tempest.
SPOONFUL, noun [spoon and full.]
1. As much as a spoon contains or is able to contain; as a tea spoonful; a table spoonful
2. A small quantity of a liquid.
SPOON-MEAT, noun [spoon and meat.] Food that is or must be taken with a spoon; liquid food.
Diet most upon spoon-meats.
SPOON-WORT, noun A plant of the genus Cochlearia; scurvy grass.