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Meaning of ladle

la•dle

Pronunciation: (lād'l), [key]
— n., v., -dled, -dling.
—n.
  1. a long-handled utensil with a cup-shaped bowl for dipping or conveying liquids.
  2. a bucketlike, refractory-lined container for transferring molten metal.
—v.t.
  1. to dip or convey with or as if with a ladle: to ladle soup into bowls.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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