Definition of Slop bowl

1. Noun. A bowl into which the dregs of teacups and coffee cups are emptied at the table.

Exact synonyms: Slop Basin
Generic synonyms: Bowl
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland



Definition of Slop bowl

1. Noun. (idiomatic) One of the four components of the traditional tea set. Tea drinkers emptied their unwanted, cold tea into the slop bowl before refilling their cups with fresh, hot tea. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slop Bowl

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sloops
sloosh
slooshed
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slooshing
sloot
sloots
slop-seller
slop basin
slop bowl (current term)
slop bucket
slop chest
slop jar
slop pail
slopdosh
slope
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slopeness
sloper

Literary usage of Slop bowl

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Jonny-cake Papers of "Shepherd Tom": Together with Reminiscences of by Thomas Robinson Hazard, Rowland Gibson Hazard (1915)
"Instead of pouring it into the slop-bowl, Missus Hazard poured it out into a coffee-cup, when the whole room was filled with the bootiful ..."

2. The Jonny-cake Papers of "Shepherd Tom": Together with Reminiscences of by Thomas Robinson Hazard, Rowland Gibson Hazard (1915)
"Instead of pouring it into the slop-bowl, Missus Hazard poured it out into a coffee-cup, when the whole room was filled with the bootiful ..."

3. Contributions Towards the History of Early English Porcelain, from by James Edward Nightingale (1881)
"Izs., Dowager Lady Essex A ditto i?. i6s., Lady Bute Twelve beautiful cups and saucers, slop bowl, sugar bason and cream ewer, white and gold zl. i2s., ..."

4. Progressive Housekeeping: Keeping House Without Knowing How, and Knowing how by Helen Alice Matthews Nitsch (1889)
"Tea is made by the lady in the following way : The tea-pot has a little hot water in it when brought in ; this must be poured out into the slop bowl and tea ..."

5. Progressive Housekeeping: Keeping House Without Knowing How, and Knowing how by Helen Alice Matthews Nitsch (1889)
"Tea is made by the lady in the following way : The tea-pot has a little hot water in it when brought in ; this must be poured out into the slop bowl and tea ..."

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