from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. as much as a dessert spoon will hold, usually reckoned at about two and a half fluid drams.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. As much as a dessert-spoon will contain; about two drams.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. as much as a dessert spoon will hold
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