What does spoon mean?

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  1. An implement for eating or serving; a scooped utensil whose long handle is straight, in contrast to a ladle.
  2. An implement for stirring food while being prepared; a wooden spoon.
  3. A measure that will fit into a spoon; a spoonful.
  4. (sports, archaic) A wooden-headed golf club with moderate loft, similar to the modern three wood.
  5. (fishing) A type of metal lure resembling the concave head of a table spoon.
  6. (dentistry, informal) A spoon excavator.
  7. (figuratively, slang, archaic) A simpleton, a spooney.
  8. (US, military) A safety handle on a hand grenade, a trigger.
  1. To serve using a spoon.
  2. (intransitive, dated) To flirt; to make advances; to court, to interact romantically or amorously.
  3. (transitive or intransitive, informal, of persons) To lie nestled front-to-back, following the contours of the bodies, in a manner reminiscent of stacked spoons.
  4. (tennis, golf, croquet) To hit (the ball) weakly, pushing it with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.
  5. (intransitive) To fish with a concave spoon bait.
  6. (transitive) To catch by fishing with a concave spoon bait.
  1. Alternative form of spoom
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