ladle ladle  /ˈleɪ dəl/


  1. (n) a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
  2. (v) put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
  3. (v) remove with or as if with a ladle



  1. From mold to mold the ladle hastens, filling each with its white-hot content.
  2. It took Brisbon less than one year to kill again, this time stabbing a fellow inmate at Stateville Correctional Center with the sharpened handle of a soup ladle.
  3. Nearby was an enormous silver soup tureen and ladle.


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    100 YEARS AGO June 10, 1913 That a counterfeiter or a gang of counterfeiters once operated within the walls of the state penitentiary became apparent yesterday when seven counterfeit dollars and a ladle were found in an air vent in the old penitentiary building on the new state Capitol grounds by C.B. Probst, who is demolishing the structure.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette


  1. "Today's female-friendly politicians stir a stew of vaguely defined issues such as violence against women, women's medical needs or girls' education," Laura Ingraham wrote in The Hillary Trap. "They ladle it out to the public whenever it...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Laura Ingraham Source: Men's News Daily

  2. "Fiscal policy is the other ladle in the macroeconomic punch bowl, and consistency in use of the two ladles is powerful, and inconsistency can be injurious," Rubin said.
    on Aug 26, 2005 By: Robert Rubin Source: MarketWatch

  3. "If you ladle it out, you've got to take it," said Robinson, although he never actually published his expenses.
    on Jul 13, 2008 By: Nick Robinson Source:

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