Definition of Slop pail

1. Noun. A large pail used to receive waste water from a washbasin or chamber pot.

Exact synonyms: Slop Jar
Generic synonyms: Bucket, Pail



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slop Pail

slooshes
slooshing
sloot
sloots
slop-seller
slop basin
slop bowl
slop bucket
slop chest
slop jar
slop pail (current term)
slopdosh
slope
slope culture
slope field
slope fields
slope off
sloped
slopelike
slopeness
sloper
slopers
slopes
slopeside
slopestyle

Literary usage of Slop pail

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1. Notes on Nursing: What it Is, and what it is Not by Florence Nightingale (1912)
"A slop pail should never be brought into a sick room. ... In the best hospitals it is now a rule that no slop- pail shall ever be brought into the wards, ..."

2. A Treatise on Domestic Economy, for the Use of Young Ladies at Home, and at by Catharine Esther Beecher (1854)
"Under the sink should be kept a slop-pail; and, on a shelf by it, a soap-dish and two water-pails. A large boiler, of warm soft water, should always be kept ..."

3. A Treatise on Domestic Economy: For the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at by Catharine Esther Beecher (1856)
"Under the sink should be kept a slop-pail; and, on a shelf by it, a soap-dish and two water-pails. A large boiler, of warm soft water, should always be kept ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"For he really was deep in that slop-pail or extinct-scandal department, and had heard a great many things. Apart from that, in almost any other department, ..."

5. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"For he really was deep in that slop-pail or extinct-scandal department, and had heard a great many things. Apart from that, in almost any other department ..."

6. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"For he really was deep in that slop-pail or extinct-scandal department, and had heard a great many things. Apart from that, in almost any other department ..."

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