ladle out


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ladle out

vb
(tr, adverb) informal to distribute (money, gifts, etc) generously
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Translations

w>ladle out

vt sep soup etc, moneyausteilen
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References in classic literature ?
So you ladle out from one kettle into the other till it gets so, when you put the stirring-stick into it, that it will draw into a thread— when it takes a kerful hand to manage it.