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ladle

noun [C] uk   /ˈleɪ.dl̩/ us  
a very big spoon with a long handle and a deep cup-shaped part, used especially for serving soup: a soup ladleKitchen utensils

ladle

verb [T] uk   /ˈleɪ.dl̩/ (also ladle out) us  
to put soup or other liquid food into bowls to give to people, using a ladleProviding and serving meals
Phrasal verbs
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