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slop jar

noun
1.
a large jar or pail for collecting household slop for disposal.
Origin of slop jar
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • We were back in the land of pitcher and bowl and slop jar, and brushing your teeth from a tumbler.

    A "Y Girl in France Katherine Shortall
  • Wash the slop jar and chamber with the cleaning substance or soap and the stiff brush.

  • She lighted the candle and dropped the burnt match in the tin pail that served as slop jar.

    Growing Up Jennie M. Drinkwater

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