n.1.A sweetmeat; a dainty morsel.
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The knork (a combination of knife and fork); the spork (spoon and fork); the knoon (knife and spoon), the sucket spoon (fork and spoon); and the splayd.
Objects excavated from the sites of the Globe and Rose theatres, such as a sucket fork for sweetmeats and the skull of a bear, illustrates the Southwark of Shakespeare's day, the cultural world inhabited by the playhouse, which rubbed shoulders with bear-baiting arenas as well as brothels and pubs.
Then there is a Knoon, a knife and spoon combination, and a sucket spoon, a utensil for eating fruit that has a two-pronged fork at one end and a spoon at the other.
Rich Elizabethans, it appears, had a cracking appetite that saw them tucking into beer and bread for breakfast followed by a hearty feast of dishes such as roasted pig's ear, suckets and furmenty.