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When one spoonful had gone down his neck, he smiled up at her whimsically.

Should the stew act too dry, add a spoonful of stock occasionally.

Work all together into a paste, adding a spoonful of brandy.

The latter, who was about to swallow his first spoonful of soup, set it in his plate again.

Scald a quart of cream; when almost cold, put to it four eggs well beaten, a spoonful and a half of flour, with nutmeg and sugar.

Take it off the fire, beat up the yolks of three eggs with a spoonful of oil, and stir up all together till it is quite cold.

Take a spoonful and a half of fresh ground oatmeal, mix with it gradually a quart of spring water, and set it on a clear fire.

Add two spoonfuls of any sort of gravy, one of soy or walnut ketchup, a little salt and cayenne, and a spoonful of port.

Mix with them half a nutmeg grated, the yolk of an egg, a spoonful of brandy, and four ounces of currants washed and dried.

Melt them well together over a slow fire; add a spoonful of turpentine, and lamp-black sufficient to give it a good black colour.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., from spoon (n.) + -ful.

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