Meaning of LADLE in English

— ladler , n.

/layd"l/ , n. , v. , ladled, ladling .


1. a long-handled utensil with a cup-shaped bowl for dipping or conveying liquids.

2. Metall. a bucketlike, refractory-lined container for transferring molten metal.


3. to dip or convey with or as if with a ladle: to ladle soup into bowls.

[ bef. 1000; ME ladel, OE hlaedel. See LADE, -LE ]

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