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slop bucket

  1. slop pail.
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Origin of slop bucket

First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for slop bucket

Historical Examples

  • Keep a slop-bucket, near by, to receive the wash of the room.

    A Treatise on Domestic Economy

    Catherine Esther Beecher

  • It had gone down that way, and gone into the slop-bucket, and into the street.

  • The marine saluted, hunted up a slop-bucket, and poured it over with the message.

    News from the Duchy

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch