Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as sloppail.

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Examples

  • I can't argue against its virtues but the above, slop-bucket method has always worked for me.

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  • And if the poor killer has to empty his slop-bucket in jail, he can expect a share of the £44m taxpayer compo for this ghastly breach of man's inalienable human right to a flush toilet.

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  • And if the poor killer has to empty his slop-bucket in jail, he can expect a share of the £44m taxpayer compo for this ghastly breach of man's inalienable human right to a flush toilet.

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  • And if the poor killer has to empty his slop-bucket in jail, he can expect a share of the £44m taxpayer compo for this ghastly breach of man's inalienable human right to a flush toilet.

    August 21, 2005

  • Henry, I maun premeese, is a chief; the humblest Samoan recoils from emptying slops as you would from cheating at cards; now the last nights of our bad time when we had seven down together, it was enough to have made anybody laugh or cry to see Henry going the rounds with a slop-bucket and going inside the mosquito net of each of the sick, Protestant and

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  • The broom and slop-bucket were to be deposited behind the door, the chairs against the table, when not in use, and the table against the wall opposite the fireplace.

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

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  • And when you go out in the morning, if you leave the slop-bucket by the door and rocking-chair by the window, when you come in at midnight or thereabout, you will fall over that rocking-chair, and you will proceed toward the window and sit down in that slop-tub.

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  • After use, it can be removed in either case by the bucket or box placed under the seat, or from the fixed reservoir, with less offense than that of the ordinary slop-bucket -- indeed, (I speak after four years 'experience,) with as little offense as is found in the removal of coal-ashes.

    American Woman's Home

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

    American Woman's Home

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