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[slop-shop] /ˈslɒpˌʃɒp/
a store at which cheap, ready-made clothing may be purchased.
Origin of slopshop
First recorded in 1715-25; slop2 + shop Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • slopshop, a tailors shop where inferior work is done, and where cheap goods are sold.

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
  • So that as soon as my comrade was decently array'd at the first slopshop we came to, 'twas high time to seek an inn.

    The Splendid Spur Arthur T. Quiller Couch
  • Here was no jig-saw, paper-patterned, conventional German or French slopshop toy, daubed over with ill-smelling paint.

    The Jack-Knife Man Ellis Parker Butler
  • At the first slopshop I encountered in the suburbs of the town, I got a carpet-bag and a clerical-looking suit.

    A Rogue's Life Wilkie Collins

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