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egg spoon

noun
  1. a small spoon for eating a boiled egg
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  • The Rat let his egg-spoon fall on the table-cloth, and sat open-mouthed.

    The Wind in the Willows

    Kenneth Grahame

  • Miss Standish laid down her egg-spoon, and sat staring at Winifred.

    Flint

    Maud Wilder Goodwin

  • I've forgotten an egg-spoon, and I don't know where such things are kept.

  • With no premonition of what was to come she took her egg-spoon and cracked her egg, an egg laid by one of her own hens.

  • The words: "God forbid," sprang to Pierson's lips; he did not speak them, but put his egg-spoon down, hurt and bewildered.

    Saint's Progress

    John Galsworthy