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A long-handled spoon with a deep bowl for serving liquids.
tr.v. la·dled, la·dling, la·dles
To lift out or serve with a long-handled spoon.

[Middle English, from Old English hlædel, from hladan, to draw out, lade.]

la′dler n.


rare a person who serves something out with a ladle
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