Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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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Examples

  • 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.

    CHAPTER 20

  • 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.

    A Daughter of the Snows

  • 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.

    The Doers

  • 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.

    The Doers

  • Never leave the salt-spoons in the salt, nor the mustard-spoon in the mustard, as they are thereby injured.

    A Treatise on Domestic Economy For the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at School

  • Her drink was a glass of water and syrup of gooseberries, which she stirred with a wooden mustard-spoon.

    The Wandering Jew — Volume 08

  • a glass of water and syrup of gooseberries, which she stirred with a wooden mustard-spoon.

    The Wandering Jew — Complete

  • "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

    Homeward Bound or, the Chase

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