Definition of Slop jar
1. Noun. A large pail used to receive waste water from a washbasin or chamber pot.
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Literary usage of Slop jar
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1. Modes and Morals by Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1920)
"The hotel was much too British to run to numbers of private baths. Hence the crying need of a slop-jar. The maid finally stole one for me from a room across ..."
2. Modes and Morals by Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1920)
"Hence the crying need of a slop-jar. The maid finally stole one for me from a room across the corridor, and assured me that the gentleman from whom she ..."
3. Journal of the Society for Psychical Research by Society for Psychical Research (1884)
"She found the slop-jar in its usual place by the washstand, and when she came to look closely into it, found the water- glass lying broken all to bits in ..."
4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1875)
""On more careful examination of the contents of my 'slop-jar' 1 found that the least well-preserved articles were those of bruin-tissue, and yet these, ..."
5. A Manual of surgery for students and physicians by Francis T. Stewart (1911)
"... at least a dozen clean towels, two basins, a large pitcher of warm water, and a bucket or slop jar. The kitchen-table serves for the operating table. ..."
6. Popular Mechanics Shop Notes (1911)
"Contributed by Frank O. Kunkel, Cochrane, Ont. Noiseless Slop-Jar Cover The ... To remedy this, and to render the slop jar more sanitary by preventing the ..."
7. Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World by Mark Twain (1899)
"Suppose you want the chambermaid to empty the slop-jar? " "There isn't any slop-jar. The hotels don't keep them. That is, outside of Sydney and Melbourne. ..."
8. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"slop jar, ornamented and gilt. slop jar, mazarine blue enamelled, and gilt. !>•-li. 14-inch, unique colour, printed, and gilt. ..."