Entry from British & World English dictionary
A spoon used to dispense tea from a tea caddy, having a wide, shallow bowl and a short handle.
- For instance, caddy spoons have been a specialist's collector's domain for decades, and some of the common fakes are made by soldering the top of a Georgian teaspoon handle (with its marks) to a bowl of fancy design.
- The Caddy shell, caddy ladle or caddy scoop was the inspirational theme for caddy spoons that followed.
- The small, often fanciful, scoops called caddy spoons are avidly sought by spoon collectors.
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