ladle

Part of speech: verb

To dip up and pour with a ladle.

Part of speech: noun

A vessel, with a long handle, for serving liquids.

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Usage examples "ladle":

  1. Wooden spoons were served to enable us to ladle up the soup, but our fingers had to be used for the chicken, instead of knives and forks. - "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. Sir, hear what this mad priest does: He takes water out of a ladle, And, throwing it at people's heads, He says that when they depart they are saved! - "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)", Isaac D'Israeli.
  3. There was no reply, and again he roared the name of his servant, from the kitchen and from the courtyard, into which he rushed with a huge ladle in his hand; then from farther off, outside the gate, which remained wide open. - "The Golden Silence", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.