Sentence Examples with the word spoon

From the talk of the Germans Pierre learned that a larger guard had been allotted to that baggage train than to the prisoners, and that one of their comrades, a German soldier, had been shot by the marshal's own order because a silver spoon belonging to the marshal had been found in his possession.

Mary Hendrikhovna assented and began looking for the spoon which someone meanwhile had pounced on.

Destiny whimpered for a few moments and then directed her attention to using the spoon to rearrange the potatoes on her plate.

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Haeckel calls attention to the fact that a baby can hold a spoon with the big-toe as with a thumb.

Adrienne grabbed a large stainless steel spoon from its hanger on the wall and primped at her distorted reflection.

Finally I succeeded in getting her back in her chair again, and held the spoon in her hand, compelling her to take up the food with it and put it in her mouth.

He paused with the spoon half way to his lips and raised one brow.

She jabbed the spoon in the ice cream and sighed.

From the derivation of the word the earliest northern European spoon would seem to have been a chip or splinter of wood; the Greek xoXXuipcov (Lat.

In a state of captivity the civet is never completely tamed, and only kept for the sake of its perfume, which is obtained in largest quantity from the male, especially when in good condition and subjected to irritation, being scraped from the pouch with a small spoon usually twice a week.