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spoon back

a back of a chair or the like, having a splat curved outward at the bottom. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Then he put the spoon back in his vest and he walked towards the door.

  • His later examples had a hollowed or spoon back to fit the body of the sitter.

    Chats on Old Furniture Arthur Hayden
  • She was glad to get her spoon back again, and piggy was glad to have it taken from the trough.

  • He put his spoon back into the cup, but did not raise his eyes.

    An Ambitious Woman Edgar Fawcett
  • "Don't end up like him," he warned Ijale, pointing his spoon back over his shoulder.

    The Ethical Engineer Henry Maxwell Dempsey
  • "I'll show you," retorted Lloyd, throwing the spoon back into the pan with a splash.

    The Little Colonel in Arizona Annie Fellows Johnston
  • Then he put the jar and the spoon back, laid the lid on the box and put it back in the chest.

    The Five Jars Montague Rhodes James
  • She tasted the consomm√© gingerly, then took another spoonful, and hurriedly put the spoon back in the dish.

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