Synonyms for ladle

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Drop the dumplings into it with a ladle, and let them boil an hour.

Squeeze and press it hard with the ladle, to get out all that remains of the milk.

The ladle, in the same shape as the cups, is also marked by Warner.

When everything is ready, fill the ladle and pour the lead into one of the grooves.

Have the ladle with which you dip up the melted lead quite dry.

She paused as though transfixed, her ladle poised in the air.

"Hold a minute," interposed the kettle, as Maidwa was about to dip in his ladle.

They used to run their bullets, which were round, by melting lead in a ladle in the stove.

When his ladle hit the mouth of the chamber, he thought he was at the bottom of the bore!

But it was hard to cut a ladle for the long, tapered chamber.

WORD ORIGIN

"large, long-handled spoon for drawing liquids," Old English hlædel "ladle," from hladan "to load" (see lade) + -le, suffix expressing "appliance, tool" (cf. shovel, handle, thimble). The verb is first recorded 1520s, from the noun. Related: Ladled; ladling.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LADLE

dish out

verbdistribute

scoop

nounutensil, tool for shovelling
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