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slopshop

[slop-shop] /ˈslɒpˌʃɒp/
noun
1.
a store at which cheap, ready-made clothing may be purchased.
Origin of slopshop
1715-1725
1715-25; slop2 + shop
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  • The next place they entered was a sailor's slop-shop, in which were kept all sorts of seafaring garments and accessories.

  • I met him first in a slop-shop, as he calls it, when I was buying my clothes.

    The Poacher Frederick Marryat
  • A Chinaman who wore a slop-shop blue suit and who held an open knife in his hand, stood beside him.

  • Their clothes look as if they had been bought ready-made at a slop-shop.

    Town Life in Australia R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
  • They took their way along the same track precisely by which we have conducted you, and parted opposite Richardson's slop-shop.

    George Cruikshank's Omnibus George Cruikshank
  • Brown and I will back you up in it, and so will the slop-shop man.

  • This time the door opened sufficiently for Trent to see a house-boy in a slop-shop suit and a black skull-cap.

    Caravans By Night Harry Hervey
  • The mother was washing clothes in a tub in one corner; in another corner was a half-finished garment from a slop-shop.

    The Golden House Charles Dudley Warner
  • A Chinaman, who wore a slop-shop blue suit and who held an open knife in his hand, stood beside him.

    The Devil Doctor Sax Rohmer
  • Bill was out, but she hurried forth again to a slop-shop with which she was well acquainted.

    Sunshine Bill W H G Kingston

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