from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The amount that a spoon holds.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the amount that a spoon will hold, either level or heaped
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quantity which a spoon contains, or is able to contain
- n. Hence, a small quantity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. As much as a spoon contains.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. as much as a spoon will hold
The combination of the pickled cabbage, along with rice, minced pork, and pork chop on one spoonful, is amazing.
Until the very last spoonful is used up this jam shall be a reminder of this year's gorgeous Seattle summer, of my weekly trips to the market and a promise of next year's summer and the market season ahead.
There is a piece of fruit in nearly every spoonful, which is a far cry from high fructose corn syrup laden offerings of competitors.
You can add one of four ingredients to help bind a vinaigrette; namely, a spoonful of mayonnaise, heavy cream, prepared mustard, or meat juices.
I knew that as soon as I read the words - 'spoonful" - 'stir" - -oven-.
"Nokehick, that is, a spoonful of parched meal with a spoonful of water, which will strengthen them to travel a day."
"_Nokehick_, that is, a spoonful of parched meal with a spoonful of water, which will strengthen them to travel a day."
Here I lay and took a thing for my cold, namely a spoonful of honey and a nutmeg scraped into it, by Mr. Bowyer's direction, and so took it into my mouth, which I found did do me much good.
If her husband managed to sneak a spoonful of Ensure into her mouth, she usually spit it out.
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