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spoon

1. an angling lure for spinning or trolling, consisting of a bright piece of metal which swivels on a trace to which are attached a hook or hooks
2. Golf a former name for a No. 3 wood
3. Rowing a type of oar blade that is curved at the edges and tip to gain a firm grip on the water

spoon

[spün]
(design engineering)
A slender rod with a cup-shaped projection at right angles to the rod, used for scraping drillings out of a borehole.
(mining engineering)
An instrument in which earth or pulp may be delicately tested by washing to detect gold or amalgam.

spoon

In plastering, a small steel tool, used in finishing moldings by hand.
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Spooner is alleged to have fled the scene of an assault that the Lane County Sheriff's office was investigating just before 8:30 a.
Susan Spooner, whose cat Susan Spooner, whose cat |Finley, above, was found dead
Spooner was serving a three year and three month sentence at the time for viciously attacking two women - leaving one with a broken jaw and unconscious - at Birmingham Pride in June 2012.
Scores: K Baxter v A Banham 14-60, 69-22; C Norclie v J Spooner 65-32, 59-53; M Whaley v W Haigh 54-31, 34-49.
Hirst and Spooner talk of their past, their wives, their romances, and their current lives.
Anyone who recognises Spooner should call the SSPCA on 03000 999 999.
The new collection of sketches to be auctioned at Bonhams dates from the 1950s when the owner was accepted as a pupil by Spooner.
This aspect of the book is troubling because although interest in Spooner has increased in recent years, it has not always increased because people have had a serious desire to gain a deep and extensive understanding of the man and his work.
The company, which is now based in purpose built new premises in Ilkley and is one of the town's biggest employers with over 150 Staff, has come a long way since 1932 with just Mr Spooner and his three employees.
Understanding Canada's role in managing and ending the Congo crisis, Spooner argues, is an essential part of two major areas of study: the international politics of decolonization and the analysis of Canadian foreign policy in the early 1960s.
The evidence he cited included the writings of the Massachusetts abolitionist Lysander Spooner (1808-1887), who argued that among its many crimes, slavery violated the "natural right of all men 'to keep and bear arms' for their personal defence.
Spooner, 41, was finally caught in Manchester earlier this year and brought back to Scotland.