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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spoon /ˈspun/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spoom v. i.  Naut. To be driven steadily and swiftly, as before a strong wind; to be driven before the wind without any sail, or with only a part of the sails spread; to scud under bare poles. [Written also spoon.]
 When virtue spooms before a prosperous gale,
 My heaving wishes help to fill the sail.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spoon v. i. Naut. See Spoom. [Obs.]
    We might have spooned before the wind as well as they.   --Pepys.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spoon, n.
 1. An implement consisting of a small bowl (usually a shallow oval) with a handle, used especially in preparing or eating food.
 “Therefore behoveth him a full long spoon
 That shall eat with a fiend,” thus heard I say.   --Chaucer.
    He must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.   --Shak.
 2. Anything which resembles a spoon in shape; esp. Fishing, a spoon bait.
 3. Fig.: A simpleton; a spooney. [Slang]
 4. Golf A wooden club with a lofted face.
 Spoon bait Fishing, a lure used in trolling, consisting of a glistening metallic plate shaped like the bowl of a spoon with a fishhook attached.
 Spoon bit, a bit for boring, hollowed or furrowed along one side.
 Spoon net, a net for landing fish.
 Spoon oar. See under Oar.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spoon, v. t.
 1. To take up in, or as in, a spoon.
 2. Fishing To catch by fishing with a spoon bait.
    He had with him all the tackle necessary for spooning pike.    --Mrs. Humphry Ward.
 3.  In croquet, golf, etc., to push or shove (a ball) with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spoon, v. i. To act with demonstrative or foolish fondness, as one in love. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spoon, v. i.
 1. To fish with a spoon bait.
 2.  In croquet, golf, etc., to spoon a ball.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and
           a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
      2: as much as a spoon will hold; "he added two spoons of sugar"
         [syn: spoonful]
      3: formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face
      v 1: scoop up or take up with a spoon; "spoon the sauce over the
      2: snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the
         back of the others [syn: smooch, snog]