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[leyd-l-foo l] /ˈleɪd l fʊl/
noun, plural ladlefuls.
the amount that fills a ladle.
Origin of ladleful
1400-50; late Middle English. See ladle, -ful
Usage note
See -ful. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Spoon a ladleful of soup over the fish, and sprinkle parsley over both fish and soup.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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