Spoon

Definition of Spoon

Pronunciation: spŌn
v. i.1.(Naut.) See Spoom.
We might have spooned before the wind as well as they.
- Pepys.
n.1.An implement consisting of a small bowl (usually a shallow oval) with a handle, used especially in preparing or eating food.
"Therefore behoveth him a full long spoon
That shall eat with a fiend," thus heard I say.
- Chaucer.
He must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.
- Shak.
2.(Fishing) Anything which resembles a spoon in shape; esp. (Fishing), a spoon bait.
3.Fig.: A simpleton; a spooney.
4.(Golf) A wooden club with a lofted face.
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.
v. t.1.To take up in, or as in, a spoon.
2.(Fishing) To catch by fishing with a spoon bait.
He had with him all the tackle necessary for spooning pike.
- Mrs. Humphry Ward.
3.In croquet, golf, etc., to push or shove (a ball) with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.
v. i.1.To act with demonstrative or foolish fondness, as one in love.
1.To fish with a spoon bait.
2.In croquet, golf, etc., to spoon a ball.

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