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(Cookery) a bowl or basin into which the dregs from teacups are emptied at the table
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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|Noun||1.||slop 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
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
slop basin, slop bowl
n → Abgussschale f (Teil des Teeservice, in das Teereste gegossen werden)