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Noun: ladle  ley-d(u)l
  1. A spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
Verb: ladle  ley-d(u)l
  1. Put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
    "ladle soup into the bowl"
  2. Remove with or as if with a ladle
    "ladle the water out of the bowl";
    - lade [archaic], laden

Derived forms: ladling, ladles, ladled

Type of: lay, place, pose, position, put, remove, set, take, take away, vessel, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Ladle