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- n. Plural form of slop. Scraps that will be fed to animals, particularly to hogs.
- n. clothing and bedding issued to sailors
- n. sailors' breeches ending just below the knees or above the ankles, worn mainly in XVIII century
- n. The dirty wastewater of a house.
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- n. wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
- n. cheap clothing (as formerly issued to sailors in Britain)
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Mr. Povey, safe from the dentist's, but having lost two teeth in two days, was being fed on 'slops' -- bread and milk, to wit; he sat near the fire.
The so-called slops were in fact a toxic mix of petroleum residues, sulphur and caustic soda which had accumulated in the ship.
The so called slops were a mix of petroleum residues, sulphur and caustic soda which had accumulated in the ship.
"I am not a chemist," he said, adding he believed Nzi who said the biggest problem with the slops was their smell.
The so-called slops were in fact a mix of petroleum residues, sulphur and caustic soda which had accumulated in the ship.
They then take up slops, that is, obtain from the purser as many shirts, trousers, shoes, and other articles, as they can persuade the commanding-officer they are in want of; after which they desert upon the first opportunity, only to run the same rig in some other ship.
There would also have been a market for simple ready-made clothes - certainly these were produced for sailors (the "slops" supplied by the purser on board ships in the 18th C, mainly loose-fitting shirts and trousers, for those who lacked the skill or inclination to make their own).
The prosecution says it was misdescribed as routine "slops" from ordinary tank-cleaning.
Begin by replacing the spanking Brooks Brothers suit with a sleeveless waistcoat and a roomy pair of Dutch "slops"; cut and paste a couple of buckled brogans over the shiny capped Oxfords and place a wide-brimmed silk hat upon the perfect golfer's coif.