sugar spoon

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noun

a small spoon for serving granulated sugar, resembling but having a wider bowl than a teaspoon.

Nearby words

  1. sugar pea,
  2. sugar pie,
  3. sugar pine,
  4. sugar snap pea,
  5. sugar soap,
  6. sugar the pill,
  7. sugar tongs,
  8. sugar tree,
  9. sugar-candy,
  10. sugar-coat

Origin of sugar spoon

First recorded in 1700–10

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Examples from the Web for sugar spoon

  • A sugar-spoon should be kept in or by the sugar-dish, for the same purpose.

    A Treatise on Domestic Economy|Catherine Esther Beecher
  • Always make use of the butter-knife, sugar-spoon and salt-spoon, instead of using your knife, spoon or fingers.

    Our Deportment|John H. Young