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Apostle spoon

a spoon having at the end of the handle the figure of one of the 12 apostles, formerly given as a christening present.
Origin of Apostle spoon
1605-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Harriet put down the apostle-spoon in her hand and stared across at him.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
British Dictionary definitions for apostle-spoon

apostle spoon

a silver spoon with a figure of one of the Apostles on the handle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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