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English definition of “the wooden spoon”

the wooden spoon

noun [S] uk   UK informal us  
the imaginary prize that a person or team is given if they finish last in a race or competition: Our college team took the wooden spoon in the inter-collegiate league this season.Prizes, rewards and medals
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