from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A small, spoon for eating eggs from the shell.
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"Why?" he said, very alert like some skorry animal with an egg-spoon in its rooker.
Where's the show? John Myles Aavedal 2010
Miss Standish laid down her egg-spoon, and sat staring at Winifred.
Flint His Faults, His Friendships and His Fortunes Maud Wilder Goodwin
On one occasion Lord Mulgrave, who had just been appointed Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, found a broken egg-spoon on the breakfast-table at Walmer, and asked, 'How can
Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century George Paston
"I have no opinion, Lachie," said the old man, snuffing rappee with the butt of an egg-spoon and spilling the brown dust in sheer nervousness over the night-shirt bulging above the band of his breeks.
With no premonition of what was to come she took her egg-spoon and cracked her egg, an egg laid by one of her own hens.
The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent S.M. Hussey
In such a case use an egg-spoon of bone, or a small cup.
Papers on Health John Kirk
"There are two points -- yes," replied the Scotland Yard man, whilst Smith paused, egg-spoon in hand, and fixed his keen eyes upon the speaker.
The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu Sax Rohmer 1921
Smith paused, egg-spoon in hand, and fixed his keen eyes upon the speaker.
The Devil Doctor Sax Rohmer 1921
Her godmother was bonne maman, and her godfather my uncle de Salabéry, who brought her a casket in which was a cup and saucer in enamel and also an enamel egg-cup and tiny, round egg-spoon, and this I thought very silly, since Eliane, like the cockchafer, ate only milk.
The Rat let his egg-spoon fall on the table-cloth, and sat open-mouthed.