Origin of spontoon
Examples from the Web for spontoon
When Balbi wrote that his walls were hung with pictures of saints, it became a question of conveying the spontoon to him.The Historical Nights' Entertainment|Rafael Sabatini
We have taken measures to exclude all servants but Spontoon, who is as true as steel.'
Lady Emily is to be your nurse, and Spontoon and I your attendants.
Spontoon' (to an elderly military-looking servant out of livery),'take away these things, and answer the bell yourself, if I ring.Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete|Sir Walter Scott
I must send Spontoon to see what she is about; he will find her out among the old regimental connexions.