- Rhymes: -eɪd
splade (plural splades)
- 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 
- ◆ 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 
- 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 
- 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.