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  • n. A spoon made from wood, commonly used in food preparation.
  • n. An ironic prize for finishing last in a competition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. In some American colleges, the lowest appointee of the junior year; sometimes, one especially popular in his class, without reference to scholarship. Formerly, it was a custom for classmates to present to this person a wooden spoon with formal ceremonies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a booby prize consisting of a spoon made of wood
  • n. a spoon made of wood

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