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slop jar

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noun
a large jar or pail for collecting household slop for disposal.
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Origin of slop jar

First recorded in 1850–55
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How to use slop jar in a sentence

  • 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
  • She lighted the candle and dropped the burnt match in the tin pail that served as slop jar.

    Growing Up|Jennie M. Drinkwater
  • Then I dropped the vinaigrette in the slop-jar and jumped down from the wash-stand.

    The Story of Dago|Annie Fellows-Johnston
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