Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like spoons close together; with the face of one to the back of the other and with the knees bent: as, to lie spoon-fashion.

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Examples

  • He turned to me in sleep as he so often did, gathering me spoon-fashion against his chest and resting his cheek against my hair.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Later, they lay together on their sides, spoon-fashion on the wide bed.

    A Girl's Legs Stirring The Air

  • The slaves were laid on their sides, spoon-fashion, the bent knees of one fitting into the hamstrings of his neighbour.

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • The slaves were laid on their sides, spoon-fashion, the bent knees of one fitting into the hamstrings of his neighbour.

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • The slaves were laid on their sides, spoon-fashion, the bent knees of one fitting into the hamstrings of his neighbour.

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • The slaves were laid on their sides, spoon-fashion, the bent knees of one fitting into the hamstrings of his neighbour.

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • He threw his arm over her waist and drew her back to him, fitting their bodies together, spoon-fashion.

    Gabriel Hawk's Lady

  • Long before it was done, he lay spoon-fashion with the Lady, her head against his chest, cradling her as he would have done a hurt child.

    Conan and The Mists of Door

  • He blew out the candle and pulled me close against his chest, spoon-fashion.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • In each case, he had pulled her against him, spoon-fashion, and growled sleepily in her ear, “Lie still.”

    The Glory Game

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