- a small spoon with which to take salt at the table.
Origin of salt spoon
First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for salt spoon
Sift two pounds of flour into a pan, and add a salt-spoon of salt.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches
Mr. Tredgold played with a salt-spoon and frowned thoughtfully.Dialstone Lane, Complete
If you have no ham, sprinkle in a table-spoonful of salt, and a salt-spoon of cayenne.
Season with a salt-spoon of salt, and half a salt-spoon of cayenne.
If they are old, a salt-spoon of soda in the water will make them tender.The Young Housekeeper's Friend
Mrs. (Mary Hooker) Cornelius