verb (used with object), la·dled, la·dling.
- ladino clover,
- ladislaus i,
- ladle out,
- ladoga, lake,
Origin of ladle
Examples from the Web for ladle
Take a long, deep whiff of that aroma and ladle it over your warm fettuccine.
The highlight of my trip was getting to know the iconic woman whom Time once dubbed “Our Lady of the Ladle.”
She brought the ladle over the rim of the sieve and lowered it until it all but touched the middle of the web.The Unwilling Vestal|Edward Lucas White
Peterson swished the ladle through the buckets containing Sally's milk.Make Mine Homogenized|Rick Raphael
The palace, says the Mahawanso, was provided with rich carpets and couches, and "even the ladle of the rice boiler was of gold."
In the grave which contained the square medicine bowl shown in plate cxxviii, a, a ladle containing food was also unearthed.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895|Jesse Walter Fewkes
At the first stands the smelter, who with a ladle pours the alloy out of the forehearth into the moulds.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
Word Origin for ladle
"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.