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.