from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A spoon for serving mustard, usually of small size, and with a round, deep bowl set at right angles to the handle.
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The Virgin dropped the mustard-spoon with a startled shriek, while Cornell, passing a dazed hand across his yellow markings and consummating the general smear, collapsed on the nearest stool.
The hole kept getting deeper, so that a common shovel wouldn't have got up any dirt at all; but the man with the mustard-spoon shovel just gave it a little twist, and lifted it out with dirt in it.
And the men with the bars stuck them into the ground and loosened the dirt, and the other man scooped out the dirt with his big mustard-spoon.
Never leave the salt-spoons in the salt, nor the mustard-spoon in the mustard, as they are thereby injured.
Her drink was a glass of water and syrup of gooseberries, which she stirred with a wooden mustard-spoon.
a glass of water and syrup of gooseberries, which she stirred with a wooden mustard-spoon.
"I've paid great dewotion to the silver, Mr. Blunt, sir, for it's all in the launch, even to the broken mustard-spoon; and I do hope, if Captain