Origin of slop chest
Examples from the Web for slop chest
Rainey had found mittens in the schooner's slop-chest, and he was glad of them at the wheel.A Man to His Mate|J. Allan Dunn
Johnson, it seems, bought a suit of oilskins from the slop-chest and found them to be of greatly inferior quality.
I got out a heavy shirt, new from the slop-chest and made from blanket goods.
We still keep our old quarters, and she has bedded the new-comers in the big after-room with blankets issued from the slop-chest.The Mutiny of the Elsinore|Jack London
One thing she did appreciate though, and that was the Windwards slop-chest tobacco.Through Arctic Lapland|Cutcliffe Hyne