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dessertspoonful

Definitions

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  • noun A quantity of something about the volume of a dessertspoon, or 2½ fluidrams.

Etymologies

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dessertspoon +‎ -ful

Examples

  • I used a dessertspoonful size and the biscuits were cooked perfectly at 15 minutes baking time.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • Marinade for the salmon: a dessertspoonful of seed mustard, the juice of a good-sized orange, a generous splash of tamari, a teaspoonful of honey and a couple of drops of sesame oil.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • Marinade for the salmon: a dessertspoonful of seed mustard, the juice of a good-sized orange, a generous splash of tamari, a teaspoonful of honey and a couple of drops of sesame oil.

    What I cooked last night.

  • I used a dessertspoonful size and the biscuits were cooked perfectly at 15 minutes baking time.

    Anzac Biscuits for ANZAC Day

  • Add a generous dessertspoonful of tomato paste and a large can of chopped tomatoes or a jar of passata.

    What I cooked last night.

  • Add a generous dessertspoonful of tomato paste and a large can of chopped tomatoes or a jar of passata.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • Remove the marrow from the bones, and cut the meat into small pieces; put all together into a stock pot or digester, cover well with cold water, and bring it to the boil; add a dessertspoonful of salt; this will throw up the scum, which must be carefully removed.

    The Art of Living in Australia

  • Cut the meat across in several places, lay it in a very clean stock pot, cover well with cold water, and bring to the boil slowly; put in a dessertspoonful of salt, and skim very carefully; draw away from the fire, place it where it will boil steadily, put in 2 dozen white peppercorns, one onion stuck with six cloves, and a fagot of herbs.

    The Art of Living in Australia

  • If corned, no salt is required; but if fresh ones are used, put in a dessertspoonful of salt.

    The Art of Living in Australia

  • The captive had broken off the stalagmite, and upon the stump had placed a stone, wherein he had scooped a shallow hollow to catch the precious drop that fell once in every three minutes with the dreary regularity of a clock-tick — a dessertspoonful once in four and twenty hours.

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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