"ladle" in the noun sense
a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
"ladle" in the verb sense
put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
"ladle soup into the bowl"
2. ladle, lade, laden
remove with or as if with a ladle
"ladle the water out of the bowl"
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