Meaning of seal-top in English:



  • (of a spoon) having a flat design resembling an embossed seal at the end of its handle.

    ‘I have two seal top spoons one has the the hallmarks for London 1609 and the maker's mark for Daniel Carey.’
    • ‘The majority of seal-top spoons date from the seventeenth century and are heavier than the sixteenth century ones.’
    • ‘The ‘Seal top spoon’ has the design of the Tudor Rose on the end of the handle.’


  • A seal-top spoon.