runcible spoon

Etymology: coined with an obscure meaning by Edward Lear
Date: 1871

:a sharp-edged fork with three broad curved prongs

image of a bakery window in Nyack, NY– named "the runcible spoon"

image of a bakery window in Nyack, NY

an ornate sterling specimen of same, from my own collection

Here is one from my own collection; sterling and impossibly ornate.

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