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silver spoon

noun as in inherited wealth

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No congratulations for those who were born with a silver spoon in their mouths and then blame the poor for being poor.

McLennan was scouring church land with his metal detector in September when he came across a silver spoon.

He was adopted at the age of one week, yet grew up with a silver spoon in his mouth.

Indeed, perhaps this current crop of silver spoon rappers would do well to look to a previous generation of Hollywood rappers.

In fact, very few of the current Supremes were raised with a silver spoon.

Had put on her Sunday gown, and had nothing to do now but hold up her head high, and sup her soup out of a silver spoon.

If ever a man was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, George Admaston was the chap.

Everyone would know him if we put a silver spoon in each hand and hung a silver coffee-pot round his neck.

The plates and knives for dinner, a silver spoon or two, and their articles of wearing apparel.

There sat Aunt Jane behind the cut glass bowl of preserved fruit, with the untouched silver spoon at hand.


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