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Apostle spoon

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noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for Apostle spoon

apostle spoon

noun

a silver spoon with a figure of one of the Apostles on the handle
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