Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small spoon, usually having a round and rather deep bowl, used in serving salt at table.
“Tooti used them to make small objects that need time and great patience – why not make the smallest salt-spoon that has ever been made?”
““It is, undoubtedly,” said his uncle, waving a salt-spoon on which was engraved the Charwell crest.”
“I take a salt-spoon of this powder, go outside in the grounds of Mordon and turn the salt-spoon upside down.”
“Use the salt-spoon, butter-knife, and sugar-tongs even when you are alone.”
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“One-half can tomatoes strained, one quart milk, one-third cup butter, one tablespoonful cornstarch, one teaspoonful salt, one salt-spoon pepper, heat milk in double boiler.”
“Not so much as a salt-spoon," said Jimmy, firmly.”
“Van traced a family-tree on the tablecloth with a salt-spoon, for his guest's better information.”
“To them we might impart the uses of the salt-spoon, and ask in return the secret of punctuality on the railways.”
“Mr. Tredgold played with a salt-spoon and frowned thoughtfully.”
“But to this day Mrs. Barbara has never found the salt-spoon, a little silver oar, belonging to that Norse salt-cellar, and she never will, that's certain.”
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