slop pail
noun Date: 1854 a pail for toilet or household slops

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • slop pail — noun a large pail used to receive waste water from a washbasin or chamber pot • Syn: ↑slop jar • Hypernyms: ↑bucket, ↑pail * * * noun : a pail for toilet or household slops * * * 1. a pail for conveying slop in feeding livestock, esp. pigs …   Useful english dictionary

  • slop pail — 1. a pail for conveying slop in feeding livestock, esp. pigs. 2. a pail into which household slop is collected for disposal. Also called slop bucket. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • slop-pail — noun A container used for urinating or defecating when it is not possible or convenient to use a bathroom or toilet; a bedpan, a chamber pot. Commonly used in hospitals, where it is normally called bedpan. Formerly used in private residences that …   Wiktionary

  • slop bucket — or slop pail noun A pail for removing bedroom slops or used by prisoners to slop out • • • Main Entry: ↑slop * * * slop basin, slop bowl, or slop bucket, a container for holding slops or swill …   Useful english dictionary

  • slop jar — noun a large pail used to receive waste water from a washbasin or chamber pot • Syn: ↑slop pail • Hypernyms: ↑bucket, ↑pail * * * noun : a large pail often of china used variously in a house without running water to receive waste water from a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • slop — 1. v. & n. v. (slopped, slopping) 1 (often foll. by over) a intr. spill or flow over the edge of a vessel. b tr. allow to do this. 2 tr. make (the floor, clothes, etc.) wet or messy by slopping, spill or splash liquid on. 3 intr. (usu. foll. by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • slop-bowl — noun A container used for urinating or defecating when it is not possible or inconvenient to go to a bathroom or toilet; a bedpan, a chamber pot. Commonly used in hospitals, where it is normally called bedpan. Formerly used in private residences …   Wiktionary

  • slop-basin — noun A container used for urinating or defecating when it is not possible or inconvenient to go to a bathroom or toilet; a bedpan, a chamber pot. Commonly used in hospitals, where it is normally called bedpan. Formerly used in private residences …   Wiktionary

  • slop-jar — noun A container used for urinating or defecating when it is not possible or convenient to use a bathroom or toilet; a bedpan, a chamber pot. Commonly used in hospitals, where it is normally called bedpan. Formerly used in private residences that …   Wiktionary

  • slop bucket — /ˈslɒp bʌkət/ (say slop bukuht) noun bucket for removing slops. Also, slop pail …   Australian English dictionary

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