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coffee spoon

a small spoon used with demitasse cups.
Origin of coffee spoon
First recorded in 1695-1705 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Captain Elisha put down his coffee spoon and seemed to be thinking.

    Cap'n Warren's Wards Joseph C. Lincoln
  • It is not passed, but a glassful standing on a plate, with a coffee spoon beside it, is placed before each person.

    The Century Cook Book Mary Ronald
  • Diggs told a story or two, at which Rann roared appreciatively, while Vaden fingered his coffee spoon in pensive abstraction.

    The Voice of the People Ellen Glasgow
  • Apple may be removed in small oval shapes with a coffee spoon, if a French ball cutter is not available.

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