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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