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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Snuff-spoon a spoon for taking snuff from a snuff-box
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. snuffen, snuf; Ger. schnaufen, to snuff.


In literature:

The prince obeyed, pressing down the tongue with a snuff spoon.
"The Wizard" by H. Rider Haggard
The hand which held the snuff spoon shook, and I could hardly carry out the King's command.
"The King's Assegai" by Bertram Mitford
It is now obsolete, as is the snuff spoon, another relic of the whimsical customs of yore.
"Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings" by Mary H. Northend
You mean him who was up to snuff in spoon-bag dredging.
"Scamping Tricks and Odd Knowledge" by John Newman
Occupying a space between a window and a door was a unique collection of snuff spoons.
"The Witch Doctor and other Rhodesian Studies" by Frank Worthington
A small piece of iron, nicely shaped and beaten thin, is snuff spoon and handkerchief.
"South and South Central Africa" by H. Frances Davidson