Meaning of LADLE in English

I. la ‧ dle 1 /ˈleɪdl/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Language: Old English ; Origin: hlædel , from hladan ; ⇨ ↑ laden ]

a large deep spoon with a long handle, used for lifting liquid food, especially soup, out of a container

II. ladle 2 BrE AmE

( also ladle out ) verb [transitive] to put soup or other liquid food onto plates or into bowls, especially using a ladle

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