slop bucket.
[1855-60]

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  • slop bucket — or slop pail noun A pail for removing bedroom slops or used by prisoners to slop out • • • Main Entry: ↑slop * * * slop basin, slop bowl, or slop bucket, a container for holding slops or swill …   Useful english dictionary

  • slop bucket — /ˈslɒp bʌkət/ (say slop bukuht) noun bucket for removing slops. Also, slop pail …   Australian English dictionary

  • slop bucket. — See slop pail. [1855 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • slop bucket — noun a) a pail used to hold food waste for disposal, e.g. by feeding to pigs b) a receptacle used to hold liquid waste …   Wiktionary

  • slop pail — noun a large pail used to receive waste water from a washbasin or chamber pot • Syn: ↑slop jar • Hypernyms: ↑bucket, ↑pail * * * noun : a pail for toilet or household slops * * * 1. a pail for conveying slop in feeding livestock, esp. pigs …   Useful english dictionary

  • bucket — noun ⇨ See also ↑pail ADJECTIVE ▪ empty, full ▪ galvanized, metal, plastic ▪ leaky ▪ champagne …   Collocations dictionary

  • slop basin — noun a bowl into which the dregs of teacups and coffee cups are emptied at the table • Syn: ↑slop bowl • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slop bowl — noun a bowl into which the dregs of teacups and coffee cups are emptied at the table • Syn: ↑slop basin • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slop pail — 1. a pail for conveying slop in feeding livestock, esp. pigs. 2. a pail into which household slop is collected for disposal. Also called slop bucket. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • slop out — 1. (of a prisoner) to take away and empty out a bucket containing urine and faeces 2. To take slops from (a cell) • • • Main Entry: ↑slop * * * ˌslop ˈout derived (BrE) when prisoners slop out, they empty the containers that they use as toilets …   Useful english dictionary

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