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dessert spoon definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a spoon larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dessert Des*sert", n. [F., fr. desservir to remove from table, to clear the table; pref. des- (L. dis-) + servir to serve, to serve at table. See Serve.] A service of pastry, fruits, or sweetmeats, at the close of a feast or entertainment; pastry, fruits, etc., forming the last course at dinner. ``An 't please your honor,'' quoth the peasant, ``This same dessert is not so pleasant.'' --Pope. Dessert spoon, a spoon used in eating dessert; a spoon intermediate in size between a teaspoon and a tablespoon. Dessert-spoonful, n., pl. Dessert-spoonfuls, as much as a dessert spoon will hold, usually reckoned at about two and a half fluid drams.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see dessertspoon



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