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slop sink

noun
1.
a deep sink for emptying slop pails and the like.
Origin of slop sink
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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  • The use of the water-closet as a slop sink is not only legitimate but desirable.

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    Louis Henry Gibson
  • Put in a slop sink, and give it a trapped connection with the vault or sewer.

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    Louis Henry Gibson

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