spoon back

  1. a back of a chair or the like, having a splat curved outward at the bottom.

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How to use spoon back in a sentence

  • She tasted the consommé gingerly, then took another spoonful, and hurriedly put the spoon back in the dish.

  • Then he put the jar and the spoon back, laid the lid on the box and put it back in the chest.

    The Five Jars | Montague Rhodes James
  • His later examples had a hollowed or spoon back to fit the body of the sitter.

    Chats on Old Furniture | Arthur Hayden
  • She was glad to get her spoon back again, and piggy was glad to have it taken from the trough.

  • "Don't end up like him," he warned Ijale, pointing his spoon back over his shoulder.

    The Ethical Engineer | Henry Maxwell Dempsey