dessert-spoonful love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun As much as a dessert-spoon will contain; about two drams.

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  • noun as much as a dessert spoon will hold


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  • A rather imprecise unit of measure.

    December 6, 2010

  • A lover when seized with emotion

    Might drink love were it an ocean,

    But be not too soon full

    And sip dessert-spoonsful

    As befits such a magical potion.

    May 8, 2014