splade

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Perhaps from spoon or spork and blade.

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splade ‎(plural splades)

  1. A spork that is sharp along one edge or both edges, enabling it to be used as a knife, a fork and a spoon.

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  • 2000, Chris Holden, Nutrition and Child Health [1]
    Cutlery:
    ◆ small, flat soft plastic spoons
    ◆ use of a ‘splade’ instead of a fork
    ◆ cutlery with a large soft handle for easier grip
  • 2002, Morven F Ball, Developmental Coordination Disorder [2]
    A splade (see Figure 7.2) can be used if there is a problem with coordinating a knife and fork.
  • 2003, Stephen Downes, Advanced Australian Fare [3]
    At even the best dinner parties a splade (an implement combining a spoon, a fork, and a blunt blade) was used to load the food from lap to lip.

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