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as in spoon
a utensil with a bowl and a handle that is used especially in cooking and serving food the chef looked around for a ladle to add the chicken broth to the pot

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as in to scoop
to lift out with something that holds liquid the server ladled out the soup from a large tureen

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“Ladle.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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