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English Dictionary: spoon by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [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"
    Synonym(s): spoon, 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. snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
    Synonym(s): smooch, spoon
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. 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]:
   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\ (sp[oomac]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[omac]n, a chip; akin to D.
      spaan, G. span, Dan. spaan, Sw. sp[86]n, Icel. sp[a0]nn,
      sp[a2]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.
  
                     [bd]Therefore behoveth him a full long spoon That
                     shall eat with a fiend,[b8] 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 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]:
   Spoon \Spoon\, v. i.
      To act with demonstrative or foolish fondness, as one in
      love. [Colloq.]
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