Apostle spoon

noun
  1. a spoon having at the end of the handle the figure of one of the 12 apostles, formerly given as a christening present.

Origin of Apostle spoon

First recorded in 1605–15
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Historical Examples of apostle spoon

  • Harriet put down the apostle-spoon in her hand and stared across at him.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart


British Dictionary definitions for apostle spoon

apostle spoon

noun
  1. a silver spoon with a figure of one of the Apostles on the handle
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