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coffee spoon

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noun
  1. a small spoon used with demitasse cups.
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Origin of coffee spoon

First recorded in 1695–1705
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Historical Examples

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

    A Hungarian Nabob

    Maurus Jkai

  • A coffee-spoon rattled onto the floor, as she turned on him again.

    Lady Lilith

    Stephen McKenna

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

  • 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.