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coffee spoon

a small spoon used with demitasse cups.
Origin of coffee spoon
1695-1705 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • A coffee-spoon rattled onto the floor, as she turned on him again.

    Lady Lilith Stephen McKenna
  • Fanny began brushing the crumbs off the table-cloth and playing with the coffee-spoon.

    A Hungarian Nabob Maurus Jkai
  • I can lift a silver dollar and often carry a coffee-spoon all about the room, so you see I have a very strong bill.

  • Her directions to Thomas, she half-whispered, or merely signaled them by a wave of her coffee-spoon.

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