slop basin


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slop basin

n
(Cookery) a bowl or basin into which the dregs from teacups are emptied at the table

Slop bowl

A table dish used to collect inedible parts of the meal. It is not clear that slop bowls were ever very popular.
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Noun1.Slop basin - a bowl into which the dregs of teacups and coffee cups are emptied at the tableslop basin - a bowl into which the dregs of teacups and coffee cups are emptied at the table
bowl - a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods
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slop basin

, slop bowl
nAbgussschale f (Teil des Teeservice, in das Teereste gegossen werden)
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Nevertheless, a bowl that is the same size as a slop basin in a standard Worcester tea service is not normally part of a dessert service, and the possibility that all three objects were samples displaying patterns that were available from the workshop was not entirely ruled out.
Since all polishing compounds are used with water, he placed a slop basin under the polishing bench to catch the slurry.