Slop molding
Slop Slop, n. [OE. sloppe a pool; akin to As. sloppe, slyppe, the sloppy droppings of a cow; cf. AS. sl?pan to slip, and E. slip, v.i. Cf. {Cowslip}.] 1. Water or other liquid carelessly spilled or thrown aboyt, as upon a table or a floor; a puddle; a soiled spot. [1913 Webster]

2. Mean and weak drink or liquid food; -- usually in the plural. [1913 Webster]

3. pl. Dirty water; water in which anything has been washed or rinsed; water from wash-bowls, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Slop basin}, or {Slop bowl}, a basin or bowl for holding slops, especially for receiving the rinsings of tea or coffee cups at the table.

{Slop molding} (Brickmaking), a process of manufacture in which the brick is carried to the drying ground in a wet mold instead of on a pallet. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • slop-molding — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the molding of brick in molds wet with water to prevent sticking in soft mud process brickmaking compare sand molding …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slop — Slop, n. [OE. sloppe a pool; akin to As. sloppe, slyppe, the sloppy droppings of a cow; cf. AS. sl?pan to slip, and E. slip, v.i. Cf. {Cowslip}.] 1. Water or other liquid carelessly spilled or thrown aboyt, as upon a table or a floor; a puddle; a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slop basin — Slop Slop, n. [OE. sloppe a pool; akin to As. sloppe, slyppe, the sloppy droppings of a cow; cf. AS. sl?pan to slip, and E. slip, v.i. Cf. {Cowslip}.] 1. Water or other liquid carelessly spilled or thrown aboyt, as upon a table or a floor; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slop bowl — Slop Slop, n. [OE. sloppe a pool; akin to As. sloppe, slyppe, the sloppy droppings of a cow; cf. AS. sl?pan to slip, and E. slip, v.i. Cf. {Cowslip}.] 1. Water or other liquid carelessly spilled or thrown aboyt, as upon a table or a floor; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sand-molding — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the molding of brick in molds that have been sanded on the inside to prevent sticking in soft mud process brickmaking compare slop molding …   Useful english dictionary

  • soft-mud process — noun : a brickmaking process in which water and clay are mixed to a relatively soft consistency and inserted into molds compare : stiff mud process, sand molding, slop molding …   Useful english dictionary

  • water-struck brick — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : brick made by slop molding compare sand struck brick …   Useful english dictionary

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