slop chest


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slop chest

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(Nautical Terms) a stock of merchandise, such as clothing, tobacco, etc, maintained aboard merchant ships for sale to the crew. Compare small stores
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Noun1.slop chest - commissary maintained aboard merchant ships to sell merchandise to the crew
commissary - a retail store that sells equipment and provisions (usually to military personnel)