Definition of Slop basin
1. Noun. A bowl into which the dregs of teacups and coffee cups are emptied at the table.
Generic synonyms: Bowl
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland
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Literary usage of Slop basin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1891)
"An ordinary breakfast-cup did not suffice, he preferred the slop-basin. ... The habit, however, was resumed later, slop- basin and all. ..."
2. The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated by Henry Rumsey Forster (1848)
"Agent 3 15 0 603 A fine Dresden coffee-pot—mounted with silver gilt; a tea-pot, slop-basin, tea-cup and saucer, with vines in fruit—in relief Sir R. Button, ..."
3. The Stowe Catalogue: Priced and Annotated by Henry Rumsey Forster (1848)
"Agent 3150 603 A fine Dresden coffee-pot—mounted with silver gilt; a tea-pot, slop-basin, tea-cup and saucer, with vines in fruit—in relief Sir R. Вил-ton, ..."
4. Technological Dictionary: English-Spanish and Spanish-English of Words and by Néstor Ponce de León (1920)
"de un fuente, spandrel of a bridge — de agua sucia, slop barrel, slop basin, slop pail, slop tube. ... de fregar, slop barrel, slop basin, slop pail, ..."
5. The Lyon in Mourning: Or, A Collection of Speeches, Letters, Journals, Etc by Robert Forbes (1896)
"12 common blue and white cups, saucers, and slop basin. 12 couloured tea cups, saucers, milk pot, tea jar, sugar dish with a cover and plate, a slop basin ..."