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  • n. Plural form of spooner.

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Examples

  • Father and State o 'Maine would sit on the end of the dock while Father cast what he called spooners, for pollack.

    The Hotel New Hampshire

  • The Koch Brothers, who bankroll the Tea Party Movement, are silver-spooners from private prep schools to M.I.T.

    Brian Ross: Poison Ivy Leagues: Should America Look Elsewhere for Its Leaders?

  • The Koch Brothers, who bankroll the Tea Party Movement, are silver-spooners from private prep schools to M.I.T. Blythe Masters, the woman who created Credit Default Swaps CDS, the financial instrument that nearly unhinged the whole global financial system, is a product of the British "Ivy," Cambridge.

    Brian Ross: Poison Ivy Leagues: Should America Look Elsewhere for Its Leaders?

  • Their jobs were highly specialized—baggers, spooners, and tapers—and they were always under the watchful eye of a shotgun-toting lieutenant.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • Father cast and cast, he changed spooners, he tried everything.

    The Hotel New Hampshire

  • Earl, I've got no gear — no bait, no spooners, no pole — dummy, 'Father said to the bear, holding out his empty hands.

    The Hotel New Hampshire

  • “Hey there! all you spooners!” came a jovial and irreverent voice from the vicinity of the camp fire.

    The Blood of the Conquerors

  • A hot lot of young gold spooners they was too; some of 'em not as old as me by a couple of years, and swellin 'around in dinky Tuxes and white kids.

    Torchy

  • The injury-hit Bulldogs have been a shadow of the side that shot from wooden spooners in 2008 to within a game of last year's grand final.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • The 2009 wooden-spooners have now notched back-to-back big wins over two of the sides with big expectations on them this season, following last weekend's 36-10 thrashing of South Sydney.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

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