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  • adverb Closely nestled together, like spoons.


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spoon +‎ -wise


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  • Their simple meal finished, Jamie lay down, carefully, and Claire curled herself into him spoonwise, wanting comfort.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes Gabaldon, Diana 2005

  • We put our clothes back on and drifted off into sleep, snuggled together spoonwise on the narrow mattress.

    Perseus Spur May, Julian, 1931- 1998

  • The mandibles are small, reddish toward the tips, blunt and hollowed out spoonwise on the inner side.

    The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles Jean-Henri Fabre 1869


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  • Wise guy, huh?!

    September 10, 2011