Meaning of LADLE in English

LADLE

/ ˈleɪdl; NAmE / noun , verb

■ noun

a large deep spoon with a long handle, used especially for serving soup

■ verb

[ vn ] to place food on a plate with a large spoon or in large quantities

PHRASAL VERBS

- ladle sth out

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English hlædel , from hladan , of West Germanic origin.

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