ladled

ladle

[leyd-l]
noun
1.
a long-handled utensil with a cup-shaped bowl for dipping or conveying liquids.
2.
Metallurgy. a bucketlike, refractory-lined container for transferring molten metal.
verb (used with object), ladled, ladling.
3.
to dip or convey with or as if with a ladle: to ladle soup into bowls.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English ladel, Old English hlædel. See lade, -le

ladler, noun
unladled, adjective
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ladle (ˈleɪdəl)
 
n
1.  a long-handled spoon having a deep bowl for serving or transferring liquids: a soup ladle
2.  a large bucket-shaped container for transferring molten metal
 
vb
3.  (tr) to lift or serve out with or as if with a ladle
 
[Old English hlædel, from hladan to draw out]
 
'ladleful
 
n

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ladle
"large, long-handled spoon for deawing liquids," O.E. hlædel, from hladan "to load" (see lade) + -le, suffix expressing "appliance, tool" (cf. shovel). The verb is first recorded 1520s. Related: Ladled.
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