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ladle

noun

1 ladle

A spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another.

Roget 272: vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van; common carrier; wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry.    truck, tram; ... show more

Roget 191: receptacle; inclosure etc. 232; recipient, receiver, reservatory.    compartment; cell, cellule; follicle; hole, corner, niche, ... show more

Dutch: juslepel, opscheplepel, pollepel, sauslepel, soeplepel
Polish: nabierka



verb

1 ladle

Put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle.

Roget 270: transfer, transmit, transport, transplace, transplant, translocate; convey, carry, bear, fetch and carry; carry over, ferry over; hand pass, forward; ... show more

2 ladle

Remove with or as if with a ladle:
— Ladle the water out of the bowl.

synonyms: lade, laden.

Dutch: scheppen


Moby thesaurus: bail, bucket, calabash, cup, decant, dip, dipper, dish, dish out, dish up, fork, gourd, labis, lade, pour, scoop, shovel, soupspoon, spade, spatula ... show more.

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