Origin of teaspoon
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Examples from the Web for teaspoon
Place one sheet of phyllo on the board, brush it with butter, and sprinkle it with ¾ teaspoon of bread crumbs.The Barefoot Contessa’s Tasty Trip to Paris
November 27, 2014
I popped a teaspoon of coconut oil (purchased at Trader Joe's) into my mouth and took very deep breaths through my nose.We Were Gwyneth’s GOOP Guinea Pigs
Erin Cunningham, Olivia Nuzzi
March 30, 2014
A tablespoon of ketchup, for example, contains about a teaspoon of sugar, or about 16 calories of added sugar.How to Watch Out for Hidden Sugar and Replace With Leaner Substitutes
Diana Le Dean
February 23, 2013
Also great for recipes that call for a teaspoon of fresh-ground black pepper, which is otherwise incredibly tedious.
I have the one with common measure equivalents--how many milligrams in a teaspoon, how many teaspoons in a cup.
Her hand rattled the teaspoon brusquely by an involuntary movement.Chance
Just as soon as the child is able to swallow, give a teaspoon of syrup of ipecac.
A teaspoon of syrup of ipecac, repeated in fifteen minutes if necessary.
He then asked Mrs. Woggs to get him a little molasses in a cup, and a teaspoon.Proud and Lazy
She agitated the Britannia-metal teaspoon furiously in the empty tumbler.The Dop Doctor</p>
Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
- a small spoon used for stirring tea, eating certain desserts, etc
- Also called: teaspoonful (ˈtiːˌspuːnfʊl) the amount contained in such a spoon
- a unit of capacity used in cooking, medicine, etc, equal to about one fluid dram
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Word Origin and History for teaspoon
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- A measure of about 1 fluid dram or 5 milliliters.
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