a spoon having at the end of the handle the figure of one of the 12 apostles, formerly given as a christening present.
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Origin of Apostle spoon
First recorded in 1605–15
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Example sentences from the Web for apostle spoon
Harriet put down the apostle-spoon in her hand and stared across at him.K|Mary Roberts Rinehart
British Dictionary definitions for apostle spoon
a silver spoon with a figure of one of the Apostles on the handle
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