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silver spoon

noun
1.
spoon (def 16).
Origin of silver spoon
1795-1805
1795-1805
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  • She wants fine things for her baby, just as the silver-spoon mother does.

    Fanny Herself Edna Ferber
Contemporary definitions for silver-spoon
noun

inherited wealth and accompanying social status and (sometimes) luck

Word Origin

1859-64

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Word Value for silver

9
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