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Wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk.  Synonyms: pigswill, pigwash, slop, swill.
Cheap clothing (as formerly issued to sailors in Britain).

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"Slops" Quotes from Famous Books

... the shoulders and at the wrists; is adorned also, in those parts, with flourishes of white thread, and as invariably has a little white heart stitched in at the bottom of the slit at the neck. A man would not think himself a man, if he had not one of those slops, which are the first things that he sees at a market or a fair, hung aloft at the end of the slop-vender's stall, on a crossed pole, and waving about like a ...
— Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850 • Various

... the door, doing what every housemaid was then compelled to do, namely, pouring her slops into the gutter. ...
— It Might Have Been - The Story of the Gunpowder Plot • Emily Sarah Holt

... and cool my throat, Light, airy child of malt and hops! That dost not stuff, engross, and bloat The skin, the sides, the chin, the chops, And burst the buttons off the coat, Like stout and porter—fattening slops! ...
— The Humourous Poetry of the English Language • James Parton

... sense might have told you! But you're too busy learning of Mr. Van Brunt to know what's going on in the house. Is that what you call made ready for washing? Now just have the goodness to scrape every plate clean off and put them nicely in a pile here; and turn out the slops out of the tea-cups and saucers and set them by themselves. Well! what makes you handle them so? Are you ...
— The Wide, Wide World • Susan Warner

Words linked to "Slops" :   feed, habiliment, pigswill, wear, clothing, swill, provender, article of clothing, vesture, wearable, slop

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