Spoonful
Spoonful Spoon"ful (-f[usd]l), n.; pl. {Spoonfuls} (-f[usd]lz). 1. The quantity which a spoon contains, or is able to contain; as, a teaspoonful; a tablespoonful. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, a small quantity. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]


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  • Spoonful — Infobox Single Name = Spoonful Artist = Howlin Wolf Released = 1960 Format = 7 45rpm Recorded = June 1960 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Genre = Chicago blues Length = 2:45 Label = Chess 1762 Writer = Willie Dixon Producer = Phil and Leonard Chess… …   Wikipedia

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