ladleful

[leyd-l-fool]
noun, plural ladlefuls.
the amount that fills a ladle.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English. See ladle, -ful


See -ful.
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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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Example sentences
Spoon a ladleful of soup over the fish, and sprinkle parsley over both fish and soup.
Remove a small ladleful of the soup, and whisk it into the egg to temper it.
But even now that the last ladleful of the season has been poured, nutmeg refuses to leave the party.
Add another ladleful or two of the stock and continue to cook in this fashion, stirring in more stock when the rice is almost dry.
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