from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ladle like a punch-ladle, but smaller, often of silver or silver-gilt and richly decorated.
  • n. A name applied to the American aloe, Agave Americana, the juice of which makes pulque, a drink analogous to toddy.


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  • The minister's toddy-ladle clinked against his tumbler, but Andrew did not speak.

    Better Dead

  • For a moment the dominie was taken aback, and sat reddening over his toddy, which, not daring even to taste it, he went on stirring with his toddy-ladle.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • a wine-glass with his small silver toddy-ladle as he spoke, and the fumes of the pungent liquid rose in curls of steam pleasant to the accustomed nostrils.

    Kirsteen: The Story of a Scotch Family Seventy Years Ago


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