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  • ladle ladle  /ˈleɪ dəl/ ?  a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids…

    ladle meaning(s) 

    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

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    ladle usage(s)

    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.
  • ladoga ladoga  a lake in northwestern Russia to the north of St. Petersburg; the largest lake in…
  • ladrone islands ladrone islands  a chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam…
  • lady lady  /ˈleɪ di/ ?  a polite name for any woman
  • lady beetle lady beetle  small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids…
  • lady chapel lady chapel  a small chapel in a church; dedicated to the Virgin Mary
  • lady crab lady crab  brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States
  • lady day lady day  a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel…
  • lady diana frances spencer lady diana frances spencer  English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince…
  • lady emma hamilton lady emma hamilton  English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
  • lady fern lady fern  most widely grown fern of the genus Athyrium for its delicate foliage
  • lady friend lady friend  a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved
  • lady godiva lady godiva  according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade…
  • lady jane grey lady jane grey  Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary…
  • lady killer lady killer  a man who takes advantage of women
  • lady of pleasure lady of pleasure  a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
  • lady of the house lady of the house  a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family…
  • lady palm lady palm  any of several small palms of the genus Rhapis; cultivated as houseplants
  • lady peel lady peel  British actress (born in Canada) (1898-1989)
  • lady tulip lady tulip  Eurasian tulip with small flowers blotched at the base
  • lady with the lamp lady with the lamp  English nurse remembered for her work during the Crimean War (1820-1910)
  • lady's earrings lady's earrings  North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers;…
  • lady's laces lady's laces  perennial grass of marshy meadows and ditches having broad leaves; Europe…
  • lady's leek lady's leek  widely distributed North American wild onion with white to rose flowers
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