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slop jar

a large jar or pail for collecting household slop for disposal.
Origin of slop jar
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She lighted the candle and dropped the burnt match in the tin pail that served as slop jar.

    Growing Up Jennie M. Drinkwater
  • Wash the slop jar and chamber with the cleaning substance or soap and the stiff brush.

  • 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

    Katherine Shortall

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