slop jar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slop jar a large pail used to receive waste water from a washbasin or chamber pot
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Usage

In literature:

One covered enamel bucket or slop jar.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Lean down and catch hold of the jar; and take care as you don't slop it over.
"!Tention" by George Manville Fenn
Tough McCarty, down at the Green, I think, has got the slop jar.
"The Varmint" by Owen Johnson
Pitcher of good hot water, and slop jar.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
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" by Katherine Shortall
One slop jar, one chamber.
"Guide to Hotel Housekeeping" by Mary E. Palmer
The jars containing slops should be rinsed in cold water, washed out in warm soap suds, dried, and aired.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
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