a booby prize, esp in sporting contests
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How to use wooden spoon in a sentence
Add the flour and stirring constantly with a large wooden spoon, make a dark-chocolate-brown roux, 30 to 35 minutes.
RIE toys are simple—a paisley scarf, a wooden spoon, a plastic colander—so as to stimulate imagination and motor skills.
Stir vigorously, using a wooden spoon, until the mixture pulls from the sides of the pan and begins to form a ball in the center.
Using a wooden spoon, mix constantly until the gelatin dissolves, approximately 3-5 minutes.
The girl dropped her big wooden spoon on the floor and rushed to the window that looked out upon the yard.The Backwoodsmen | Charles G. D. Roberts
Mix the soda with the meal as intimately as possible, by means of a wooden spoon or stick.Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages | William Andrus Alcott
When he is almost dead they make a hole in the side of the head and scoop out the brains with a kind of wooden spoon.Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines | H. Wilfrid Walker
Placing the saucepan over the fire, she let the fruit come slowly to the boiling point, stirring with a wooden spoon occasionally.A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl | Amy Waterman
She found it necessary to stir the fruit with a wooden spoon occasionally to prevent the juice from burning.A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl | Amy Waterman