Spoon
Spoon Spoon, v. t. 1. To take up in, or as in, a spoon. [1913 Webster]

2. (Fishing) To catch by fishing with a spoon bait.

He had with him all the tackle necessary for spooning pike. --Mrs. Humphry Ward. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. In croquet, golf, etc., to push or shove (a ball) with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spoon — [spo͞on] n. [ME spon < OE a chip: sense infl. by cognate ON spōnn, spoon: see SPADE1] 1. a utensil consisting of a small, shallow, usually oval shaped bowl and a handle, used for picking up or stirring food, etc. as in eating or cooking 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • Spoon — Spoon, v. i. 1. To fish with a spoon bait. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. In croquet, golf, etc., to spoon a ball. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spoon — 〈[spu:n] m. 6; Golf〉 hölzerner Schläger für lange u. hohe Schläge [engl., eigtl. „Löffel“] * * * Spoon [spu:n, ʃpu:n], der; s, s [engl. spoon, eigtl. = Löffel] (Golf veraltet): löffelförmiger Golfschläger …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Spoon — (sp[=oo]n), v. i. (Naut.) See {Spoom}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] We might have spooned before the wind as well as they. Pepys. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spoon — Spoon, v. i. To act with demonstrative or foolish fondness, as one in love. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spoon — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport bastone da golf con spatola in legno inclinata, impiegato per effettuare tiri molto lunghi {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1964. ETIMO: ingl. spoon propr. cucchiaio …   Dizionario italiano

  • Spoon — [spu:n] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. spoon, eigtl. »Löffel«> ein bestimmter Golfschläger (Sport) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • spoon — ► NOUN ▪ an implement consisting of a small, shallow bowl on a long handle, used for eating, stirring, and serving food. ► VERB 1) transfer with a spoon. 2) informal, dated (of a couple) behave in an amorous way. DERIVATIVES spoonful noun. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • Spoon — Allgemeine Informationen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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